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Rick Perry’s indictment is bad for
Democrats: A Texas perspective

Salon, by Michael Lind

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/18/2014 5:29:57 PM

When I heard that Texas Governor Rick Perry had been indicted, I thought, “This had better be good, or it will backfire on the Democrats.” It turns out it isn’t good and it may well backfire on the Democrats. A Travis County grand jury has indicted the Texas governor and former and possible future candidate for the Republican presidential nomination for allegedly abusing his power, by threatening to cut off funding for the public integrity unit in the office of a Democratic County District Attorney, Rosemary Lehmberg, following her drunk driving arrest. The two charges against Perry are serious enough in their

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lakerman1, 8/18/2014 5:45:59 PM     (No. 9970911)

If Barack had a lick of intelligence and/or courage, he would speak out against the indictment.
But he won´t. Because he doesn´t.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/18/2014 5:46:07 PM     (No. 9970912)

The guy was making sense until he said the big winner in this is Chris Cristie and that Perry would go dawn as bad as Goldwater.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: horacer, 8/18/2014 5:58:51 PM     (No. 9970918)

Well if he´s been tipsy with Ann Richards you know he´s a real Texan. The poor guy must have been gnashing his teeth the whole time he wrote this. A Perry nomination will not lead to a Democrat landslide.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 8/18/2014 6:00:12 PM     (No. 9970921)

When even salon.commie is having to admit that this is pretty bogus, you know the Demon-RATS are sweating.

The only good thing about this is that the video and pictures of the drunken DA being a true Demon-RAT are going to keep getting played over and over and over again. A very unattractive women looking just ugly inside and outside!!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Uno, 8/18/2014 6:19:45 PM     (No. 9970947)

Fat, ugly and stupid is no way to go thru life Rosemary.
Indict that!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: offrope, 8/18/2014 6:28:15 PM     (No. 9970954)

These Dems keep forgetting that we live in the age of the internet. They no longer control all access to information. The woman at the heart of this is looking like a drunken fool who deserved to lose her job, and the video is out there where everyone can see it. She must be so proud. Perry will come out of this ahead of the game.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 8/18/2014 6:40:39 PM     (No. 9970969)

Sadly, only in lie-beral cesspools, like Chicago, Detroit and Austin, would a DA even arrested for DWI not have resigned in shame immediately.

Anywhere else, even members of the DA´s party would have demanded the resignation. But Demon-RATS only care about power, and so they don´t hold any of their own to reasonable standards in places where they have complete and total dictatorships.

Austin (capital of Travis County) is no exception. Thank God for video and the Internet!!!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: thethirdruffian, 8/18/2014 6:41:35 PM     (No. 9970971)

A commode-hugging drunk who abuses her power is the perfect representative of the Democratic Party.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: EuroTim, 8/18/2014 7:01:45 PM     (No. 9970990)

Not sure why you posted this postcard from the BDS fever swamps.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: harper, 8/18/2014 9:43:49 PM     (No. 9971190)

Rosemary, Roseanne, Rosy O´donut. I must be getting old. Keeping all these leftist R-rated Ugo´s straight is impossible.

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