Shirley Sherrod defended herself today from charges of racism stemming from the video released onBig Government yesterday.

The video showed Ms Sherrod, USDA Georgia Director of Rural Development, speaking at an NAACP Freedom Fund dinner in Georgia. Ms Sherrod, who is a federally appointed bureaucrat lays out in shockingly lays out that how race played a part in executing her duties.

Sherrod was forced to resign almost immediately after the video was posted. Incredibly, it seems however that her firing was less about what she said in the speech, and more about the story being broadcast on Fox News.

You can read the entire story written this morning for Big Government by CLICKING HERE