An email, received in 24-point font:

Mr. Dickey,

My wife and her co-workers created the pumpkin on the right. They have nothing but respect for Mr. Washington. His hands are up in the "antler" position.

I find your assertion of racism to be unfounded, outrageous, and irresponsible.

Jerry Hancock

The pumpkin again declined to comment.

Texas Pumpkins Accused Of Racism Over Ron Washington Blackface Costumes