by Robert S. Becker
Am I the Great Rudder — or What?
If his stumbling, not ready-for-prime-time worsens, Rick “Treat ‘Em Ugly” Perry will soon be cornered and dangerous. That’s when flinty hardscrabble guys squint, then draw, pumping out enough audacity of rogue to win GOP primaries. No more Mr. Smiley Nice Guy conservative, clinging to compassionate shreds — like educating immigrant kids, immunizing girls, pooh-poohing secession — or not throwing in derringers with school lunches. Hey, don’t 6th graders have drug, crime, bullying, fashion, and pocket money issues dying for resolution?
The power right anoints Perry the most “electable” fringe purist — so step aside, little crazy lady from Minnesota. Continue reading