A Follow-Up Thought On 'No New Texans'

Last post, I chipped my 2 cents in regarding the candidacy of Rick Perry for President in 2012, and of America's residual love of tough-talking cowboys in general. It wasn't until today, though, that I remembered a bit of personal history which I'd like to append to the previous post. When my wife and I got married in 1996, our honeymoon was in New Zealand (go before you die; you will NOT be...

Read My Lips: No New Texans!

I don't have a whole lot to add to what's already been said about Rick Perry’s (official) entrance into the 2012 GOP primary field. Lots of people have already weighed in on it, and the general consensus strikes me as pretty much correct: Perry is yet another loud, brash, tough talking intellectual lightweight with a folksy accent and manner who will likely suffer somewhat by comparison with...