Posts tagged 2012
Should this man run for president? Josh Harkinson breaks down Rick Perry’s chances.
Should he: A resounding NO.
Will he: Probably.
From the above article:
Perry has emerged as a tea party hero by practicing a form of small-government fundamentalism that makes Bush look like a moderate. Facing a $27 billion budget shortfall, Perry pushed to eviscerate funding for the state’s overburdened schools and social services instead of raising taxes or even tapping the state’s $9.4 billion Rainy Day Fund. He has redefined fiscal conservatism to mean not spending crisis money at a time of crisis.