(via this is it in a nutshell)
There 3 reasons why Rick Perry’s chances in 2016 are over. He’s been indicted for abuse of power. He’s failed to attract any positive attention from the GOP establishment. And I can’t remember the 3rd.
Rick Perry is creepy.
To be fair; he was in favor of common sense spending that benefits him, not that evil socialist spending that benefits other people.
"Rick Perry’s an idiot, and I don’t think anyone would disagree with that," Bartlett said Friday on CNN’s "American Morning."
Probably the single most false claim in Rick Perry's book is his view of the end of the Great Depression, namely that "recovery did not come until World War II, when FDR was finally persuaded to unleash private enterprise." World War II is, of course, an example of the reverse. With the nation engaged in a total war against Germany and Japan, the federal government introduced massive distortions into the marketplace in order to maximize production of things that were useful for winning the war. That meant, among other things, massive rationing and price controls—Private Enterprise Unleashed During World War II | ThinkProgress