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Sam Perry

Associate professor, Baylor University

Sam Perry studies the rhetoric of race and racism in American politics. He's an alumni of Baylor University, received his PhD from Georgia State University, and lives in Waco, TX with his wife and daughter.

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Beto and Ted, Robert and Rafael

Texas politics can be better than schoolyard bullying and making fun of someone’s name. There are too many real policy issues to discuss to give into race baiting or using another’s name to imply that person is a race traitor.