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Republicans Are Super
Excited Rick Perry Is Back

Buzzfeed, by Kate Nocera

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/13/2014 4:29:21 AM

WASHINGTON — Whether he means it to or not, the border crisis has been very good for Rick Perry. The Texas governor and failed 2012 presidential candidate has been trying to re-emerge on the national stage as a serious contender for another presidential run. Brandishing glasses instead of cowboy boots, he’s gone to great lengths to explain away his embarrassing performance during the 2012 election and had some serious early missteps, including having to walk back a comment where he compared homosexuality to alcoholism. But the thousands of undocumented immigrants crossing into the United States in recent months, and Perry’s perch as

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: periwinkel, 7/13/2014 8:18:28 AM     (No. 9922162)

Works for me if he´s really changed his mind about illegal immigration. Governor Perry made some really squishy statements about illegals in 2012.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: chance_232, 7/13/2014 10:00:19 AM     (No. 9922293)

The mistake that Perry made in 2012 was to waltz into the primary based on polling showing him a winner. Assuming that he was a shoe in, he didn´t prepare and managed to make himself "look" stupid.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/13/2014 11:05:55 AM     (No. 9922368)

Rick Perry has been very good for Texas in most things. The major vote against him was his telling women (young and mature) they must be vaccinated to prevent a certain disease NO NO NO Granted, he did withdraw the statement, but we remember. And to mention his amnesty/immigration; zipped lips are best as we do differ there as well.Truth in nature takes time and from what we have seen from the Dark Won, at times it takes years to emerge.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/13/2014 12:00:22 PM     (No. 9922421)

#3, small correction to your post. The Gardasil program was never a mandate. Girls were to be vaccinated only with parental permission. I agree, it was a bad idea and was mercifully shut down before it was activated.

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