Every Republican is a victim. According to a former South Carolina GOP chairman who endorsed Rick Perry, it wasn’t the governor’s poor debating performances that did him in. “We were victims of a drive-by shooting by the liberal press,” he said.Read more "Sarah Palin’s legacy"
What a fucking moron. Governor Perry might want to notice that there are many differences between Turkey and Iran. … Turkey still hosts that Incirlik Airbase where the young Rick Perry says he was stationed but where he apparently did not bother to learn anything about his host country. If anything, US-Turkish military relations are […]Read more "Want to make the world a more dangerous place? Elect Rick Perry"
Is there anything worse than a cocky dumb ass? How ’bout a cocky dumb ass running for president? The evidence damning Rick Perry is overwhelming — this exchange in Iowa yesterday is yet another brick in the wall. Texas Gov. Rick Perry admitted Thursday that he didn’t know about the Supreme Court case Lawrence v. […]Read more "The 10 Most Annoying People of 2011: The Ricker"
A bold statement, but the evidence is overwhelming. “No greater example of it than this administration sending millions of dollars into the solar industry, and we lost that money,” Perry began. “I want to say it was over $500 million that went to the country Solynda.” I’m surprised Perry didn’t point out how Solynda is […]Read more "Rick Perry is the dumbest man ever to run for president"
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At best, a desperate attempt to regain relevance with the ever-expanding lunatic fringe wing of the GOP: Rick Perry unleashed a furious response to a White House memo urging the State Department to promote LGBT rights in foreign countries on Tuesday. “This administration’s war on traditional American values must stop,” he said in a statement. […]Read more "Rick Perry determined to win over dumbass bigots"
So now Rick Perry is to blame for the “unconscionable, racially stereotypical attack” launched against Herman Cain? Rush Limbaugh’s words, not mine. Apparently the Texas governor can’t handle an “independent, self-reliant conservative black.” Related articles Naturally Rick Perry Is Now Accusing The Romney Campaign Of Leaking The Cain Harassment Story (businessinsider.com)Read more "Is Rick Perry a racist?"
His speech before a group of New Hampshire Republicans was, in the words of one person who attended, “different.” Judge for yourself: I’m beginning to think Perry doesn’t want to be president, which is fine by me.Read more "Was Rick Perry hepped up on goofballs Friday night?"
(Whoops — originally published in October) If Rick Perry is going to cast doubt about the authenticity of Barack Obama’s birth certificate then I think it’s fair to question his story about the racist rock on his family’s hunting camp. Although there’s irrefutable evidence Obama was born in the U.S. no such proof exists that […]Read more "Further confirmation the next GOP nominee is a moron"
Funny, the Tea Party doesn’t seem very upset about this: Taxpayer costs associated with Perry’s rental home in western Travis County have sometimes totaled $10,000 per month. From an Associated Press report in 2010: “It costs more than $10,000 a month in rent, utilities and upkeep to house Perry in a five-bedroom, seven-bath mansion that […]Read more "Rick Perry’s life of luxury, at taxpayer’s expense"
Rick Perry brags about Alabama Southwest, from his cleverly titled bio-screed, “Fed Up”: “Texans, on the other hand, elect folks like me. You know the type, the kind of guy who goes jogging in the morning, packing a Ruger .380 with laser sights and loaded with hollow-point bullets, and shoots a coyote that is threatening […]Read more "Noted & Quoted, bullshit macho posturing edition"
(via Pete Corson) Meet The Ricker’s doppelganger.Read more "Unpainted Rick Perry"
Sad that I feel compelled to salute a candidate for speaking out against letting the uninsured die, but that’s today’s Tea Party-dominated GOP for you. Texas Governor Rick Perry says he was “taken aback” by an incident that occurred at Monday night’s Republican presidential debate after U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) was asked if a […]Read more "A salute to Rick Perry"
If you think like a GOP primary voter, then Gov. Male-in was last night’s winner, writes Jonathan Chait: Perry treats questions as interruptions. What scientists do you trust on climate change? I don’t want to risk the economy. Are you taking a radical position on social security? We can have reasons or we can have […]Read more "‘Perry treats questions like interruptions’"