Rick Perry’s presidential debate performance is becoming the kind of material late night TV show hosts yearn for. Perry has single-handedly dismantled himself from the leading republican candidate to laughing stock for the masses and a shame to Texas.
In today’s debate when asked about the 1 million uninsured kids in Texas he attacked Romney with this:
“You lose all of your standing from my perspective because you hired illegals in your home, and you knew about it for a year,” Perry said. “The idea that you stand here before us and talk about that you’re strong on immigration is on its face the height of hypocrisy.”
Then he attacked Herman Cain – calling him brother at least a couple of times in the process:
“Herman, I love you, brother, but let me tell you something, you don’t need to have a big analysis to figure this thing out. Go to New Hampshire, where they don’t have a sales tax, and you’re fixing to give them one,” he said. “They’re not interested in 9-9-9.”
Worst of all Perry boasted of a economic plan that he is working on and tried to convince everyone that his plan is the best without talking anything more than tapping the energy below our feet.
Added to his lackluster display he was the only candidate on the stage who was not applauded after finishing his point and was repeatedly boo-ed for his baseless attacks on his fellow republicans.
Perry is becoming an embarrassment for Texas and Texas A&M Alumni’s. If this level of performance continues, forget the republican nomination, he can kiss goodbye to hopes of getting re-elected as Texas Governor.
And Finally yesterday here is what he said
“Thank you. As I have stated numerous times on the campaign trail, this campaign has never been about the candidates.
I ran for President because I love America, our people and our freedom.
But the mission is greater than the man.
As I have traveled across this great country: from New Hampshire to California, from Iowa to Florida, and to numerous states in between, I have discovered a tremendous purpose and resiliency in our people.
They have never lost hope despite current circumstances.
They haven’t stopped believing in the promise of America or the American Dream.
Americans are down, but we can never be counted out. We are too great a people.
What is broken in America is not our people, but our politics.”