New Perry ad: “Momentum”

posted at 9:42 pm on December 13, 2011 by Allahpundit

If he shocks the world in Iowa, you know what that’ll mean? It’ll mean the Hot Gas reader poll was a leading indicator of his surge.

The new Insider Advantage poll has him back to third place in the state, up six points from November and just four points behind Paul for second. If Gingrich says something stupid in the next three weeks — the risk of which is always very real — we could see the craziest caucus night in modern political history. And despite months of setbacks, Perry’s going all out to try to make it happen:

Rick Perry has a reputation as a campaigner in Texas: He’s dangerous, but even more dangerous when he’s down. The next three weeks in Iowa will present him with the ultimate underdog challenge as he undertakes a last-ditch, massive effort to save his presidential bid.

Wednesday marks the beginning of a 14-day, 42-city bus tour that will see the Texas governor traverse the Hawkeye State, logging more than 1,000 miles as he strives to regain his standing among the top tier of candidates for the GOP nomination…

Perry, the candidate who has never lost an election, has one more trick up his sleeve: the so-called Strike Force.

Starting in late December, between 500 and 700 volunteers, predominantly from Texas, will descend on Iowa to help get out Perry’s message. These volunteers will have paid their own way, and will help supplement an already strong network of supporters Perry has established in the state. The result may be an ability to out-organize most of the competition, bringing the same intensity and extensive voter contact that President Obama did in 2008.

He’s been needling Romney about his wealth and that moronic $10,000 bet offer too to make a play for blue-collar Iowans. Here’s the ad plus the irresistible/obligatory new “bad lip-reading” clip. If you can spare the time, I also want you to watch the clip Perry made for Ben Howe of Red State talking about veterans and his military service. In a sea of soundbites and talking points, it stands out for its intimacy and sincerity.

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Kind of a sad little ad, if you ask me.

minnesoter on December 13, 2011 at 9:44 PM

Just wandering Allah if they did a bad lip reading “Newt” edition ?

William Amos on December 13, 2011 at 9:45 PM

He’s dangerous, but even more dangerous when he’s down.

Been tryin’ ta’ tell y’all.

I think some heads here are gonna’ be splodin’.

cozmo on December 13, 2011 at 9:46 PM

He’s still my first choice, warts and all. Romney’s a RINO and Newt’s a loose cannon. Perry’s record is still the best of all of them. His job creation numbers are absolute kryptonite to Obama. I hope people give him another chance.

Caiwyn on December 13, 2011 at 9:46 PM

YES!

NextGenerationVoters on December 13, 2011 at 9:48 PM

The same people who attacked Newt for hitting Romney on his wealth are going to attack Perry for the same, right?

amerpundit on December 13, 2011 at 9:48 PM

Comeback.

Joffen on December 13, 2011 at 9:49 PM

Open Borders Rick Perry would be better than the WILSONIAN FDR Lover Newt Gingrich but by how much?

NOPE…..PRINCIPLED Conservative that’s Fearless (and able to communicate and evangelize the Conservative message).

Bachmann or Santorum………PRINCIPLES FIRST.

Either of them are imperfect but are near perfect on the social and fiscal issues we face.

Plus Bachmann is like a rabid dog when it comes to being committed to DISMANTLING OBAMACARE (the greatest threat to individual liberty this country has ever known).

PappyD61 on December 13, 2011 at 9:50 PM

Where is this resurgence in Iowa that the ad claims? In the poll that came out today he is only 4pts ahead of the great Jon Huntsman.

Roymunson on December 13, 2011 at 9:51 PM

As much as I dislike Romney, Perry would have lost that $10k bet. Pulling out of context quotes from books and trying to mischaracterize both versions of them only fools people that don’t have access to those books.

mythicknight on December 13, 2011 at 9:51 PM

@PappyD61: HAHAHAHAHAHAHA….HAHAHAHAHA! No.

Joffen on December 13, 2011 at 9:51 PM

Momentium or Monotony ?

William Amos on December 13, 2011 at 9:51 PM

The same people who attacked Newt for hitting Romney on his wealth are going to attack Perry for the same, right?

amerpundit on December 13, 2011 at 9:48 PM

Perry makes class warfare sound Christian.

aryeung on December 13, 2011 at 9:53 PM

He’s dangerous, but even more dangerous when he’s down.

Amen! A comeback is coming!

texasgrizzlette on December 13, 2011 at 9:54 PM

Anyone but the progressive wing of the Republican party.. ie Newt/Romney(care)..

Perry is on the short list of the conservative side.. better him than another big gov’t RINO..

Zippy_Slug on December 13, 2011 at 9:54 PM

He’s still my first choice, warts and all. Romney’s a RINO and Newt’s a loose cannon. Perry’s record is still the best of all of them. His job creation numbers are absolute kryptonite to Obama. I hope people give him another chance.

Caiwyn on December 13, 2011 at 9:46 PM

Ditto.

Just Sayin on December 13, 2011 at 9:54 PM

Great ad. Perry’s my first choice by a mile.

jazz_piano on December 13, 2011 at 9:55 PM

Great ad.

Those bad lipreading things are awesome!

RedNewEnglander on December 13, 2011 at 9:56 PM

“Getting Rid of the Reglatory Burden” -Rick Perry

Amen!

canopfor on December 13, 2011 at 9:57 PM

I really like Perry and hope and hope and hope he can pull it out.

John the Libertarian on December 13, 2011 at 9:57 PM

How about a bad lip reading Obama edition? Or as I like to call it, every f*cking speech he does.

You-Eh-Vee on December 13, 2011 at 9:57 PM

Perry is on the short list of the conservative side.. better him than another big gov’t RINO..

Zippy_Slug on December 13, 2011 at 9:54 PM

Perry’s a small government conservative?

aryeung on December 13, 2011 at 9:57 PM

Been tryin’ ta’ tell y’all.

I think some heads here are gonna’ be splodin’.

cozmo on December 13, 2011 at 9:46 PM

If he has another good debate performance on Thursday like he did on Saturday, he’s back.

I’m not buying some of these polls and I really think there are a lot of people out there who are going to take a hard look at Newt and say “no thanks” when all is said and done.

JPeterman on December 13, 2011 at 9:58 PM

Perry had his chance and he blew unfortunately.

terryannonline on December 13, 2011 at 9:58 PM

As much as I dislike Romney, Perry would have lost that $10k bet. Pulling out of context quotes from books and trying to mischaracterize both versions of them only fools people that don’t have access to those books.

mythicknight on December 13, 2011 at 9:51 PM

So, the line that was taken out of Romney’s book is somewhere else in the book, then?

The Nerve on December 13, 2011 at 9:58 PM

Always great ads, great conservative, but talks like he has rocks in his head.

boogaleesnots on December 13, 2011 at 9:59 PM

I’m sticking with Perry till the end, but I’m still not sure he’ll be able to come back in Iowa – or if he does get some momentum going, how much will be enough to keep him in the race past Iowa. It’s not at all likely he’ll win Iowa, but can he get to second or strong third?

Kallie on December 13, 2011 at 9:59 PM

Open Borders Rick Perry

PappyD61 on December 13, 2011 at 9:50 PM

You’re not listening, Pappy! He’s NOT open borders. Sheriff Joe endorsed Perry because he’s committed to sealing them.

But then, you think Rubio is a squish.

John the Libertarian on December 13, 2011 at 9:59 PM

Just think…..only 201 Gop Debates to go!(sarc)

canopfor on December 13, 2011 at 9:59 PM

He’s advertising out the wazoo here in South Carolina. I’ve not seen any other ads for anyone else.

SouthernGent on December 13, 2011 at 10:00 PM

There’s also American Research Group poll. It also puts Perry at 13, like IA, and has Newt down by 5, as with the PPP poll.

David Marcoe on December 13, 2011 at 10:00 PM

Perry’s a small government conservative?

aryeung on December 13, 2011 at 9:57 PM

He’s the most strident 10th-Amendment champion in the field.

John the Libertarian on December 13, 2011 at 10:00 PM

Perry. Who knew.

gerrym51 on December 13, 2011 at 10:01 PM

Hell he’s advertising like crazy in New York State!

Joffen on December 13, 2011 at 10:01 PM

Was talking with a friend of mine at lunch about heading up to Iowa for Perry.

TexasDan on December 13, 2011 at 10:01 PM

Who’s seen the ARG poll that also has Perry at 13?

David Marcoe on December 13, 2011 at 10:02 PM

Great ad. Perry’s my first choice by a mile.

jazz_piano on December 13, 2011 at 9:55 PM

How so? I mean, how is this a great ad? His pointing to media headlines as verification of his viability, despite his recent stumbles, seems rather pathetic to me.

The problem of Perry (whom I was quite ready to consider), is that he has no substance. I don’t care about his momentary brain freeze. I can overlook that. My question for him is: What do you AFFIRM?

minnesoter on December 13, 2011 at 10:02 PM

“Perry: He didn’t sound like a total moron in that last debate!!!”

Pasalubong on December 13, 2011 at 10:02 PM

Huntsman ad on Romney

El_Terrible on December 13, 2011 at 10:02 PM

I’m voting Perry, too. Obama does not want to run against Perry’s record of growth and business expansion in Texas. But would love to have the image of his girls VS. Calista.

Marcus on December 13, 2011 at 10:03 PM

Starting in late December, between 500 and 700 volunteers, predominantly from Texas, will descend on Iowa to help get out Perry’s message. These volunteers will have paid their own way, and will help supplement an already strong network of supporters Perry has established in the state

Umm, impressive tidbit. Maybe he can do it!

tinkerthinker on December 13, 2011 at 10:04 PM

Good ad. I love the way they added those Obama hanging his head clips.

Flora Duh on December 13, 2011 at 10:05 PM

Pretty impressive to get every benefit of every doubt by every major conservative blog and still lead John Huntsman by fewer than a half-dozen points. Updating the old saw, if you support Newt or Mitt you have no heart, and if you support Perry you have no brain.

/heartless

elcapt on December 13, 2011 at 10:05 PM

terryannonline on December 13, 2011 at 9:58 PM

how’d he blow it?

chasdal on December 13, 2011 at 10:05 PM

Perry is still my guy until the situation dictates otherwise. He needs to stick with this stuff and dump the war on queers thing. This election is serious.

Southernblogger on December 13, 2011 at 10:06 PM

I will have to caucus for Perry, given that he pooed in space and all.

teri_b on December 13, 2011 at 10:06 PM

“Shoooooooweeeee! Lookit here, Uncle Jed, it says ol’ Ricky’s gonna do some a’whuppin’ up there in Ioway! Why, he might end up bein’ the President hisself.”

“Yeah, fine, Jethro. Now go help Granny clean out that cement pond like I done tole you.”

Perry appears to be, according to credible and accurate polls, about equal with Thurston Huntsman in Iowa, and Thurston might pull it. Guess ol’ Rick better put more polish on Liberty and Freedom for them TeeVee camera thangs.

Horace on December 13, 2011 at 10:07 PM

He’s the most strident 10th-Amendment champion in the field.

John the Libertarian on December 13, 2011 at 10:00 PM

Purely political convenience.

aryeung on December 13, 2011 at 10:08 PM

Quoting a random guy from Redstate?

I thought the campaign was going to quote Anita next.

“He definitely won the debate and he is awesome” – Anita Perry

swamp_yankee on December 13, 2011 at 10:08 PM

Let’s go Perry!

cmsinaz on December 13, 2011 at 10:09 PM

Good ad. I love the way they added those Obama hanging his head clips.

Flora Duh on December 13, 2011 at 10:05 PM

Flora Duh:Priceless,yuppers!:)

canopfor on December 13, 2011 at 10:09 PM

If he can come back, fine with me, but not many get a second chance to make a first impression. The first impression is hard to shake.

RBMN on December 13, 2011 at 10:09 PM

Reread a bit of Romney’s book. Let me clarify my own opposition to the Massachusetts plan. I oppose the mandate.

I don’t think Mitt could have accomplished what he did without the mandate. Mitt obviously supports a government enforced mandate. So did Newt.

Joffen on December 13, 2011 at 10:09 PM

He needs to stick with this stuff and dump the war on queers thing. This election is serious.

Southernblogger on December 13, 2011 at 10:06 PM

Isn’t that what he’s sliding towards, though? I mean, that’s the Rick Perry approach as of now. Attack queers and un-Americans.

aryeung on December 13, 2011 at 10:09 PM

them TeeVee camera thangs.

Horace on December 13, 2011 at 10:07 PM

It’s precisely this kind of elitist snobbery that got Obama elected.

John the Libertarian on December 13, 2011 at 10:10 PM

Southernblogger on December 13, 2011 at 10:06 PM

it wasnt a war on queers and by saying that your buying into the media characterization. he was comparing and contrasting how society/govt has no problem w/ the gay agenda but actively tries to suppress christianity.

chasdal on December 13, 2011 at 10:10 PM

OT: RINO Christine O’Donnell just endorsed Romney

El_Terrible on December 13, 2011 at 10:10 PM

Perry had his chance and he blew unfortunately.

terryannonline on December 13, 2011 at 9:58 PM

This is a world full of second chances…

Donald Draper on December 13, 2011 at 10:10 PM

Let’s go Perry!

cmsinaz on December 13, 2011 at 10:09 PM

cmsinaz: “Up Twinkles”!(sarc):)

canopfor on December 13, 2011 at 10:10 PM

Don’t miss Ben Howe’s Veteran’s Day video with Perry that ALLAH linked to. It’s a wonderful tribute and shows what a genuine, patriotic man Rick Perry is.

I’m still disturbed that so many Republicans are depending on 30-second soundbites from the American Idol debates instead of proven records.

Romney has a proven record as a RINO and a flip-flopper. Gingrich carries more baggage, both personal and political, than a 747 and has never been an executive of anything.

Rick Perry has the right experience and the right policies to get us out of the mess our country has become. A vote for Romney or Gingrich is a vote for the status quo.

Common Sense on December 13, 2011 at 10:11 PM

aryeung on December 13, 2011 at 10:08 PM

no, its a deeply held conviction and he has been outspoken on it for years now.

chasdal on December 13, 2011 at 10:11 PM

It’s precisely this kind of elitist snobbery that got Obama elected.

John the Libertarian on December 13, 2011 at 10:10 PM

Yeah, and you can expect more of that from the media.

aryeung on December 13, 2011 at 10:11 PM

If you can spare the time, I also want you to watch the clip Perry made for Ben Howe of Red State talking about veterans and his military service. In a sea of soundbites and talking points, it stands out for its intimacy and sincerity.

Thanks, Allah. I saw this earlier but didn’t go to the link. I just watched the video and it was very good. I also think we need to consider Ben Howe’s Rule of Two. The media will either call a Republican evil or dumb:

Nixon/Agnew: Nixon was evil, Agnew was dumb. (and then of course Ford took over and he was even dumber)

Reagan/Bush: Reagan was dumb, Bush was evil.

Bush/Quayle: Bush was (still) evil, Quayle was dumb.

Dole/Kemp: Dole was dumb, Kemp was evil.

Bush/Cheney: Bush was dumb, Cheney was evil.

McCain/Palin: McCain was evil, Palin was dumb.

Seriously, they aren’t even that original. It’s the same template every time.

Fallon on December 13, 2011 at 10:12 PM

OT: RINO Christine O’Donnell just endorsed Romney

El_Terrible on December 13, 2011 at 10:10 PM

El_Terrible:That sounds logical,er,not surprised!:)

canopfor on December 13, 2011 at 10:12 PM

“This President is the problem…”

See Ron Paul…?

… It’s not that hard.

/

Seven Percent Solution on December 13, 2011 at 10:12 PM

no, its a deeply held conviction and he has been outspoken on it for years now.

chasdal on December 13, 2011 at 10:11 PM

Fine. Let’s assume Rick Perry really, really does love the 10th Amendment. What else makes him a small government conservative? What makes him tick? What tells him that this is right and that is wrong?

aryeung on December 13, 2011 at 10:13 PM

Someday they will all get it . Go Rick !

Lucano on December 13, 2011 at 10:13 PM

it stands out for its intimacy and sincerity.

Ahh, isn’t that cute. I didn’t know AP had a sensitive side.;)

I thought we had suffered through enough of Perry’s stuttering and stammering. Iowa, please put him out of our misery. He’s not the quickest cat in the litter.

HellCat on December 13, 2011 at 10:14 PM

OT: RINO Christine O’Donnell just endorsed Romney

El_Terrible on December 13, 2011 at 10:10 PM
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Former US Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell announces on Fox’s ‘Hannity’: ‘I am endorsing Mitt Romney’ – NBC News
23b Mins ago
Update
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http://www.breakingnews.com/

canopfor on December 13, 2011 at 10:15 PM

Thats 23 Minutes ago,not (23b).

canopfor on December 13, 2011 at 10:16 PM

This might sound silly. but He has like a nice, lived in Texas Face. I know call me weird>

lisa fox on December 13, 2011 at 10:17 PM

Perry’s a small government conservative?

aryeung on December 13, 2011 at 9:57 PM

In the context of the other two fools I mentioned.. YES..

Zippy_Slug on December 13, 2011 at 10:17 PM

Go Perry.

CorporatePiggy on December 13, 2011 at 10:17 PM

“The success we achieved in Massachusetts proves that to get everyone insured, you don’t have to create a government-run health-care system or government insurance.” – Mitt Romney, No Apology

Yes, but you do need to force them to buy insurance, apparently. That’s the problem.

Joffen on December 13, 2011 at 10:17 PM

If his actual record showed him as a conservative movement fighter, I would back the man. He claims to be a fighter, but when ever the rubber meets the pavement, he caves towards the progressive side of the argument. We have seen what half progressive policies have done for our nation over the last 30 years have we not?

Put a fighter in the presidency and let Perry do what Perry does best. Let him stay in Texas where he supposedly is the driving force of the creation of jobs. Ask any Perry supporter, the almost total conservative nature of the citizenry of Texas has nothing to do with Texas being an outperformer in job creation, it is only through the hands of Perry that Texas does so well. Take away Perry from that state, and we will see destruction in the wake not seen in over 75 years.

Save Texas, vote for anyone but Perry.

My choice is Bachmann. Let me have a chance to vote for her in the late primary state I am in. If not, my support goes to Newt.

astonerii on December 13, 2011 at 10:17 PM

aryeung on December 13, 2011 at 10:13 PM

he has constantly said his goal to get washington out of our lives as much as possible. i’m not gonna try to give any specifics in a reply on a blog forum. if you want details use the interweb and read his site. but i suspect your just out here trolling.

chasdal on December 13, 2011 at 10:18 PM

OT: RINO Christine O’Donnell just endorsed Romney

El_Terrible on December 13, 2011 at 10:10 PM

Maybe she can cast a spell that will make Mitt come across as genuine and likable? Personally, I can’t wait to see her and Dan Quayle stump together for Romney. :-)

Punchenko on December 13, 2011 at 10:19 PM

them TeeVee camera thangs.

Horace on December 13, 2011 at 10:07 PM

It’s precisely this kind of elitist snobbery that got Obama elected.

John the Libertarian on December 13, 2011 at 10:10 PM

Horace seems to have forgotten that the GOP needs to win the South to win the election. Using Alinsky rule #7 tactic 5 against them is not the way to do it.

Flora Duh on December 13, 2011 at 10:19 PM

Go Perry!

God bless the Strike Force, wish I could be one of them. Instead, many prayers and $$.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on December 13, 2011 at 10:20 PM

Great ad! I have supported Perry from the beginning. Gov. Perry has the experience we need .
I encourage all Iowans to come out on January 3 and support him.
The Veterans Day video was really good and inspiring.
I will be voting for Gov. Perry the best one for the job the true outsider and true consistent conservative and the one to get this country back on the right track.
Perry 2012!!

ladytexan on December 13, 2011 at 10:20 PM

astonerii on December 13, 2011 at 10:17 PM

you want bachman but if she doesnt hang around you’ll vote newt?? those two are so imcompatible it defies logic to go from one to ther other.

chasdal on December 13, 2011 at 10:20 PM

In the context of the other two fools I mentioned.. YES..

Zippy_Slug on December 13, 2011 at 10:17 PM

High standard to compare him to, huh?

If you want small government conservatives, you can do better – much better.

But then electability comes into play. Doesn’t this, then, eliminate Perry?

aryeung on December 13, 2011 at 10:21 PM

a) he’s crazy
b) he has no chance in hell of beating Obama.

Go away already.

WisCon on December 13, 2011 at 10:22 PM

I do not like this cover-seeking ad, but I will happily vote for Perry over Obama.

minnesoter on December 13, 2011 at 10:24 PM

O/T…..WTH!!
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Update: Unarmed US Predator drone crashes at airport in the Seychelles – Air Force statement via @ABC
4 Hrs.ago

http://www.breakingnews.com/
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Dec 13, 2011 5:19pm
U.S. Predator Drone Crashes in Seychelles
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An unarmed U.S. Predator drone crashed at the international airport in the Seychelles today. The United States operates a small fleet of unarmed surveillance drones out of the Seychelles to assist with countering the scourge of Somali pirates who terrorize the waters off of east Africa.

A U.S. Air Force statement said the remotely piloted MQ-9 Reaper aircraft crashed at a runway at the Seychelles International Airport in Mahe this morning. “The MQ-9 was not armed and no injuries were reported,” said the statement.

After the debris was removed from the runway the airport re-opened for normal traffic. The cause of the crash is unknown and is under investigation.

U.S. Africa Command has been flying drones out of the Seychelles since 2009 as part of anti-piracy measures in the Indian Ocean. The Air Force took over the mission from the Navy in September.
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http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/12/u-s-predator-drone-crashes-in-seychelles/

canopfor on December 13, 2011 at 10:24 PM

Horace on December 13, 2011 at 10:07 PM

STFU, you GD bigot.

juliesa on December 13, 2011 at 10:27 PM

of the horses we have in the race……..

…….Who is the most fearless, consistent CONSERVATIVE (small government)?

**and yes Rick Perry is a government meddler who happily absorbed the census benefit of having illegals in the state but talks big about being “tough on the border”. And feel free to Google North American Union, Trans Texas Corridor and Rick Perry. He was quite vocal for years in trying to get a superhighway with access to run unchecked Mexican trucks all the way to the Canadian Border. He’s also a huge proponent of BI-NATIONAL health insurance. He’s Open Borders there are just no two ways around it. Is he better than Newt? probably. Is he better than Romney? probably. Is he better than Obama? yes. But he’s not the most consistent TRUE CONSERVATIVE in the race.

PRINCIPLES FIRST.

PappyD61 on December 13, 2011 at 10:28 PM

canopfor on December 13, 2011 at 10:10 PM

tee hee :)

cmsinaz on December 13, 2011 at 10:28 PM

That bad lip-reading vid was even funnier than the 1st one! But lord, my Governor is a handsome man.

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on December 13, 2011 at 10:29 PM

canopfor on December 13, 2011 at 10:15 PM

that will help him alot
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cmsinaz on December 13, 2011 at 10:29 PM

you want Bachmann but if she doesn’t hang around you’ll vote newt?? those two are so incompatible it defies logic to go from one to their other.

chasdal on December 13, 2011 at 10:20 PM

Fixed your errors to make sure everyone knows what you said.

Bachmann is a total rock solid conservative. She also is willing to go to the mat fighting for every possible micrometer of additional conservative policy that can possibly be gotten from Congress and is willing to walk away from the negotiations table and not pass anything if the final package is not conservative enough. She tops the charts with me on all three legs.
Newt Gingrich is very similar, but he has a much longer track record and thus has more compromising policies haunting him. But I am quite certain that when he is ultimately responsible for the outcomes, he will be every bit as effective at getting conservative outcomes as President as he was as Speaker. he has more flaws, but in the end accomplishes my goals.

Want to tell me where you see incompatibility? I see a little bit, but certainly nothing to the degree you claim.

Conservative when it matters. Willing to fight for what is right. I also think both are willing to leave the negotiations table and be happy with nothing rather than getting something destructive to our ends.

astonerii on December 13, 2011 at 10:31 PM

Seems odd there are comments about no one gets a second chance and Perry should just get out, yet you should remember that Gingrich currently leads in most states after a really bad start. Now Gingrich’s numbers are falling and Perry’s numbers are rising.

Oleta on December 13, 2011 at 10:32 PM

a) he’s crazy
b) he has no chance in hell of beating Obama.

Are you kidding? My aunt Helen could kick Obama’s ass in 2012. No no. The question is: which GOP candidate do we want to replace Barry? Perry’s okay. But we’ll see. There has yet to be a primary vote cast yet. I, for one, will wait my turn. And when it comes time, I will vote for the best conservative out there. I don’t give a damn about “electability” — that is all an elitist canard. Vote your choice, people. And then move to phase two: the general election.

minnesoter on December 13, 2011 at 10:33 PM

“I’m proud o’ my gun, and I pooed in space.”

kg598301 on December 13, 2011 at 10:34 PM

Ask any Perry supporter, the almost total conservative nature of the citizenry of Texas has nothing to do with Texas being an outperformer in job creation, it is only through the hands of Perry that Texas does so well. Take away Perry from that state, and we will see destruction in the wake not seen in over 75 years.

Save Texas, vote for anyone but Perry.

astonerii on December 13, 2011 at 10:17 PM

Oh, please, no one claims that. But he knows what made it happen, and has helped encourage the conditions that made it happen, and promoted the principles that made it happen in his speeches, books, and
websites–years before he ran for president. He’s balanced the budget and cut ACTUAL spending for the first time since WW2, lowered debt, and maintained monster job creation in the Great Recession.

Unlike Mrs. Bachmann, who has many good qualities, he has 20 years of experience in statewide EXECUTIVE office, in the state with the 13th largest economy in the world.

juliesa on December 13, 2011 at 10:38 PM

If When Gingrich says something stupid…

Allahpundit

FIFY

IcedTea on December 13, 2011 at 10:38 PM

I think Perry would do very well against Obama.

His problem is all the GOP’ers who can’t figure out what they want.

Perry is his own man, unlike Obama who’s mostly a Democrat Sock Puppet.

I’ll take a real man, or a real woman, over the Sock Puppet we have now.

Lawrence on December 13, 2011 at 10:41 PM

Oh, please, no one claims that. But he knows what made it happen, and has helped encourage the conditions that made it happen, and promoted the principles that made it happen in his speeches, books, and
websites–years before he ran for president. He’s balanced the budget and cut ACTUAL spending for the first time since WW2, lowered debt, and maintained monster job creation in the Great Recession.

Unlike Mrs. Bachmann, who has many good qualities, he has 20 years of experience in statewide EXECUTIVE office, in the state with the 13th largest economy in the world.

juliesa on December 13, 2011 at 10:38 PM

Um, Yes They Do. I keep challenging them on it. They say it is Perry.

astonerii on December 13, 2011 at 10:43 PM

The problem of Perry (whom I was quite ready to consider), is that he has no substance. I don’t care about his momentary brain freeze. I can overlook that. My question for him is: What do you AFFIRM?

minnesoter on December 13, 2011 at 10:02 PM

Oh good grief. How’s the weather up there?

kg598301 on December 13, 2011 at 10:43 PM

I wish Rick Santy had a few of the attributes of Romney, Newt, Paul, and Perry…then I could be like the rest of you guys!

KOOLAID2 on December 13, 2011 at 10:43 PM

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