Governor Perry's intemperate remarks

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by jnpy!$4g3cwk, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. jnpy!$4g3cwk macrumors 65816


    Feb 11, 2010
    So remember back in 2009, when Perry famously seemed to agree with the idea that Texas should secede from the Union:

    Now he is suggesting that the wrong Fed policies by Ben Bernanke would be considered "treasonous" (!) (So much for an independent Fed.)

    I can't believe this guy is considered to be one of the top three candidates for the Republican party. No apologies:

    ""I'm just passionate about the issue, and we stand by what we said," Perry told reporters in Dubuque on Tuesday ..."

    When will the madness end?
  2. Mr. Chewbacca macrumors 6502a

    Mr. Chewbacca

    Apr 27, 2010
    Dallas TX
    "I am a firm believer in intelligent design as a matter of faith and intellect, and I believe it should be presented in schools alongside the theories of evolution." -- Rick Perry, San Angelo Standard-Times, September 11, 2010

  3. bradl macrumors 68040


    Jun 16, 2008
    In an interestng twist, most Reds are coming out against Perry and his remarks.

    GWB's former spokesman tweeted:

    Karl Rove told Fox News:
    There has NEVER been anything I have agreed with that Karl Rove has said, until now.

    Rob Blackwell, Washington bureau chief for American Banker, took Perry to task in an opinion piece. An excerpt:

    So somwhere along the way, the people at his stump, let alone Perry himself, were blessed with the trait of self thinking and good judgment...

    ... a trait they seemingly lost when the whole "tea party" thing came into being. Like a blogger at NPR stated...

  4. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

    Thomas Veil

    Feb 14, 2004
    OBJECTIVE reality
    Well, this isn't Perry speaking, but on the subject of intemperate statements...

    If that isn't enough to disqualify Cain in the minds of many Americans, I don't know what is.

    What I find troubling is this is the second "impeach Obama" reference from right wingers in the last few days. We all know that in the minds of some, anything that disagrees with Republican policy is an impeachable offense. I hope these comments are not an indication that they're testing the waters....

    (BTW, in researching this, check out this web page I came across. The page title [at the top of your browser] makes it look like it's an NBC News Impeach Obama website. :eek: That's just wrong.)

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