Category Archives: Rick Perry

Trying to Scare Up Support for Romney

This is not a criticism of Gov. Romney. It is intrigue over the media effort to scare moderate and establishment Republicans toward him and away from Gov. Perry. This story is typical. In a strange way it has to make Governor Romney nervous. After McCain’s drumming, Republican primary voters may run the other way if they perceive the media is trying to pick their candidate. Poor Mitt Romney must be wondering what did I do to deserve this? Just 4 years ago Hannity and Limbaugh were touting him as the conservative alternative to McCain.

Rick Perry Announced He is a proud Texan, but an even prouder American.  He wants to get America back working.  He hit all of the right notes today.  Will America join in his chorus?  Here is the text to his remarks unedited. Howdy. Thank you, Erick (Erickson, editor of RedState). It is great to be at RedState. And I’ll tell you what, it’s even better to be governor of the largest red state in America. It’s sure good to be back in the Palmetto State, in South Carolina. I enjoy coming to places where people elect folks like Nikki Haley, true conservatives. And also where they love the greatest fighting force on the face of the earth…the United States Military. And I want to take a moment and ask you to just take a silence, think about those young Navy SEALs and the other special operators who gave it all in the service of their country. Just take a moment to say Thank you, Read more