How Much Is Rick Perry Like George W. Bush?

By:  Joe Wolverton, II
08/30/2011
       
How Much Is Rick Perry Like George W. Bush?

As Rick Perry preaches his down home, “Don’t mess with Texas” version of the neo-con gospel (see his latest comment regarding “taking the fight to the enemy”), he is coming under increased scrutiny not just of his record (and there is plenty there to scrutinize), but of his gravitas.

Along those lines, Politico asked, “Is Rick Perry Dumb?”
 
There is something about Rick Perry and the manner in which he attempts to exude populism while embracing one after the other of the neo-con, Republican establishment articles of faith that make Politico’s question not nearly as daft as it may at first sound.
 
The article in Politico opens with a very quick survey of Governor Perry’s past problems with being regarded as a deep thinker:

As Rick Perry preaches his down home, “Don’t mess with Texas” version of the neo-con gospel (see his latest comment regarding “taking the fight to the enemy”), he is coming under increased scrutiny not just of his record (and there is plenty there to scrutinize), but of his gravitas.

Along those lines, Politico asked, “Is Rick Perry Dumb?”
 
There is something about Rick Perry and the manner in which he attempts to exude populism while embracing one after the other of the neo-con, Republican establishment articles of faith that make Politico’s question not nearly as daft as it may at first sound.
 
The article in Politico opens with a very quick survey of Governor Perry’s past problems with being regarded as a deep thinker:

Click here to read the entire article.

Photo of Rick Perry: AP Images

 

The JBS Weekly Member Update offers activism tips, new educational tools, upcoming events, and JBS perspective. Every Monday this e-newsletter will keep you informed on current action projects and offer insight into news events you won't hear from the mainstream media.
JBS Facebook JBS Twitter JBS YouTube JBS RSS Feed