Today is day three of Republican Gov. Rick Perry's campaign demanding that Bill White apologize for his "master" comment.
On Tuesday, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate said to a predominantly black audience at a Dallas event, "We need a governor who's a servant, as opposed to Rick Perry, who wants to be treated as master." Perry's campaign, flanked by the Republican Party of Texas and Republican Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams, called the remarks "racially motivated" and demanded that White apologize.
White's campaign, backed by attendees of the event and other Democratic politicians, said the comments carried no racial connotation. The campaign released numerous examples of White making the same comments to a variety of audiences in venues all over the state.
Still, the controversy lives on in the latest web video from the Perry campaign, which accuses White of being "insensitive," "offensive" and "divisive."
Here's the clip:
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