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Rick Perry Can’t Quit Campaigning
Daily Beast, by David Catanese

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/4/2013 9:12:13 AM

SPARTANBURG, S.C.—Rick Perry isn’t fooling anybody. The cocksure Texas governor may have comfortably resisted taking the bait on a half-dozen questions about his 2016 presidential ambitions from reporters in this first-in-the-South primary state. “I just try to deflect as much 2016 conversation as I can,” he said Tuesday. “As I said, my focus is on 2014...” He may have even heaped unbridled praise on potential future rivals such as Bobby Jindal and Scott Walker as part of his ongoing cross-country campaign to trumpet the success of his colleagues. “Day in and day out, it is inarguable that the states that

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There was always more to Rick Perry than the country saw in the 2012 campaign. I´m not at all sure he intends to run for president again, but I do believe he feels a need to improve the perception he left behind back then.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 12/4/2013 10:33:29 AM     (No. 9639666)

And the MSM can´t quit trying to smear him.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 12/4/2013 10:35:13 AM     (No. 9639670)

I didn´t know the Governor was a flight surgeon. That should cool some of the talk regarding his intellect. Most primary voters won´t care about what happened in 2012. The focus will be on winning in ´16. Perry has a good case to make. 12 years as Governor of the 2nd largest state puts him on the ´A´ team.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dukester, 12/4/2013 10:51:46 AM     (No. 9639693)

Rick Perry can´t quit campaigning?? How his royal highness and supreme majesty, the O man???

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 12/4/2013 10:54:45 AM     (No. 9639701)

Somewhere there was a disconnect between Perry´s background and the writer´s perception. Rick Perry is not a physician, which I understand the term "flight surgeon" to encompass. Ron Paul was a flight surgeon in the Air Force, but Rick Perry´s college degree is in animal science.

This is from Perry´s official bio:

While in college he also joined the Corps of Cadets and earned a commission in the Air Force, completed pilot training, and flew C-130 tactical airlift until 1977. He left the Air Force with the rank of captain and returned to Texas. Soon he had entered the cotton farming business with his father.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Susannah, 12/4/2013 10:55:05 AM     (No. 9639705)

I wasn´t aware he was a flight surgeon, either; that´s an impressive credential attesting not just to his intellect but to his temperament.

The population of Texas is 26 million+ and the territory is vast, so in real terms Perry´s been the president of a country for twelve very successful years. He´s obviously a fine administrator and executive.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Brittany, 12/4/2013 11:07:29 AM     (No. 9639744)

Meow. Whatever his ambitions, his message need to get out: Republican governors are winners in keeping their states healthy and growing, as Democratic governors´ states sink further toward bankruptcy due to corruption and unworkable policies. Kudos to him for that.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: msjena, 12/4/2013 11:16:04 AM     (No. 9639762)

Perry has one thing other potential candidates do not--military service. He is also a child of the 50´s, for better or worse, a decade that has thus far been skipped over in Presidential politics.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Momma Walton, 12/4/2013 11:31:03 AM     (No. 9639801)

Compared to Obama, he´s a novice. He just wants to express himself in a world of chaos that Obama has created through his own selfishness.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: gagolfer, 12/4/2013 11:35:45 AM     (No. 9639810)

I doubt the Air Force would have a flight surgeon who wasn´t a doctor and had never even been to medical school. At least I hope not.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: StormCnter, 12/4/2013 11:43:55 AM     (No. 9639829)

I can guarantee that Rick Perry has never claimed to be a flight surgeon. Somehow, the writer conflated Ron Paul and Rick Perry´s credentials. No matter. Our governor has a lot to be mighty proud about.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 12/4/2013 11:55:08 AM     (No. 9639847)

I would be shocked if anything written by the LSM about Perry or any Republician is true.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: JoniTx, 12/4/2013 12:00:08 PM     (No. 9639855)

When will we see the headline: "BARACK OBAMA Can’t Quit Campaigning"??

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Reply 13 - Posted by: lil dotty, 12/4/2013 12:22:10 PM     (No. 9639895)

The MFM must see something frightening in this man. They insist on tearing him down and into pieces just as they did our Sarah. The two Governor´s live in minds rent free. Bad press will follow them for years to come.


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