Thursday, May 19, 2011

Rick Perry for president?

Brian Preston of the PJ Tatler makes a compelling case for Governor Rick Perry (R-Texas) to run for president.

I fully agree that Perry would make a great president (full disclosure: Rick was a classmate of mine at Texas A&M), but I believe that Preston underplays the liberal & media (but I repeat myself) apoplectic charge that Perry would be a clone of George W. Bush, with the very thinly veiled (if at all) idea that Texas isn’t, well, you know . . . cultured enough to be included in the real American public square (which to them bears a remarkable resemblance to Harvard Yard).

Perry can do it (if not now, then later), but he must first overcome this important obstacle.

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