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RICK PERRY IS DONE
National Spotlight ^ | 11/2/11 | Derek Petrella

Posted on 11/02/2011 9:35:32 AM PDT by NationalSpotlight

After Governor Rick Perry gave a speech in New Hampshire last week, he should pack his bags and kiss his hopes of winning the White House goodbye. When you are running for President of the United States, the highest office in the land, you do not go up on stage and make a fool out of yourself! Perry must have consumed several martinis or even shots of Captain Morgan. He was clearly buzzed while speaking to supporters in New Hampshire. After the speech, Perry was embracing a bottle of maple syrup the same way he would embrace his dream girl. This bizarre episode makes Rick Perry into a clown who laughs at his own jokes. Rick Perry is no longer considered a serious presidential candidate vying for the Republican nomination.

National Spotlight decided to endorse Rick Perry because of his jobs record and conservative values. Since Perry announced his candidacy, it has been all downhill. Perry cannot debate to save his life. Every time Perry attacked Mitt Romney, he lost the battle. Perry failed to explain his position on immigration, social security, and his HPV vaccine program. And the Republican Party expects Perry to beat President Obama in a debate! Not going to happen. Perry has failed to articulate the conservative message and communicate his outstanding jobs record to voters. Furthermore, it took him months to propose his flat tax plan. Perry only did this because Herman Cain's 9-9-9 plan was gaining traction. From the start, Perry was never disciplined and serious about becoming president. Rick Perry is out of control and will continue to be a virus that is slowly destroying his campaign.

The Republican field, as it currently stands, is so disappointing and embarrassing. Everyone thought Rick Perry was the guy to take out Mitt Romney. On the other hand, Rick Perry has proven that he is not presidential. Herman Cain's answer to abortion leaves the audience with questions: "Is Herman Cain pro-life or pro-choice?" As someone who is not a politician, he told the truth the first time: he is pro-choice. Now, Herman Cain is in a mess with a sexual harassment scandal. If the accusers are legitimate, then Herman Cain is in major trouble. The rest of the field is not legitimate at all or does not have a chance to win the Republican nomination for President. The Republican Party will most likely nominate the rich elitist governor from the liberal state of Massachusetts: Mitt Romney. Historians will look back and say: what was the Republican Party thinking when they put up a weak field against a weak incumbent President!?

National Spotlight has decided to withdraw its support for Rick Perry. His campaign and Rick Perry himself should take a long look at the mirror or its going to be an eternal struggle in the wilderness. Don't get me wrong, Perry still has a shot at the nomination. However, Perry's actions are embarrassing and immoral. Rick Perry is a bad reflection in the mirror for a future President of the United States.


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: blogpimp; commie; drunk; feminazi; gop; gosoakurhead; leftypost; newhampshire; perry; rickperry; socialistblog; stupidblogger; troll; whocareswhatuthnk
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1 posted on 11/02/2011 9:35:35 AM PDT by NationalSpotlight
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To: NationalSpotlight

Big effin deal! Who the hell is this pissant ‘National Spotlight”?


2 posted on 11/02/2011 9:37:32 AM PDT by pgkdan (("Make what Americans buy, Buy what Americans make, and sell it to the world" Perry 2012)
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To: NationalSpotlight

Make sure you see the entire 25 minute video here of his NH Cornerstone speech to see how impossible it would be to go from sober to drunk to sober to drunk to sober, insightful, and inspiring, all in five minutes time or so, a speech which received a standing ovation by these evangelical conservatives in New Hampshire.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2800766/posts


3 posted on 11/02/2011 9:37:43 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: NationalSpotlight
Perry's actions are embarrassing and immoral

So Perry's immoral now? You also keyword him as a drunk. Are you going to be like Occupy Wall Street and say that Perry is using Jew magic to alter our DNA?

4 posted on 11/02/2011 9:39:35 AM PDT by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: thackney

Anyone watching the video, can see that he was buzzed. Just look at his facial expressions. It is pathetic that the campaign allowed him to get up there and make a fool out of himself


5 posted on 11/02/2011 9:39:48 AM PDT by NationalSpotlight
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To: NationalSpotlight

Well, I hope you notified the media of your decision. Because, of course, everyone will care that some dumbass blog that nobody ever heard was even supporting Perry in the first place is no longer supporting him.

So goes ‘National Spotlight’, so goes the guy who writes it and maybe his mom if she’s not too busy to bother reading his tripe.


6 posted on 11/02/2011 9:40:28 AM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (Perry's idea of border control: Use both hands to welcome the illegals right in)
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To: NationalSpotlight

Oh good grief. Anyone watching the full, original video knows he was just having fun with a crowd he was comfortable with. This is the light-hearted side of him we sometimes see in his Texas speeches (look up some of his speeches at Tea Party events) that hasn’t come out in debates yet.


7 posted on 11/02/2011 9:41:28 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: NationalSpotlight
However, Perry's actions are embarrassing and immoral.

It's immoral to do a unfunny stand-up comedy routine in front of a Christian organization? Give me a break.

8 posted on 11/02/2011 9:41:57 AM PDT by GSWarrior (Click HERE to read the entire post.)
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To: NationalSpotlight
You lost me with your misstatements about Herman Cain.

Good luck in your future career and always remember--wisdom is learned and earned.

9 posted on 11/02/2011 9:42:21 AM PDT by NautiNurse (That's the sound of the men workin' on the Cain gang)
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To: NationalSpotlight

Pimp my blog.

IB4TZ


10 posted on 11/02/2011 9:44:18 AM PDT by Kevmo (Caveat lurkor pro se ipso judicatis: Let the lurker decide for himself)
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To: NationalSpotlight

Oh, and the ‘Herman Cain is pro-choice’ lie really does show the integrity of the author. Cain is a life-long pro-life advocate on the level of Alan Keyes without the antics. He has given millions of his own dollars to pro-life causes and is one of the few out there to have the balls to call abortion a genocide. The pro-choice line is based on a lie the media is telling about an interview where Cain was answering a question about ‘raising’ a child, not about aborting it (he said right before that question that he doesn’t think it should be legal under any circumstance.)

The author of this probably has a Romney agenda by tearing down both Cain and Perry, and both of the charges show this.


11 posted on 11/02/2011 9:44:26 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehring

Are you guys sick of defending him yet? He cannot articulate the conservative message. He cannot debate. He gives a speech when he is buzzed.


12 posted on 11/02/2011 9:44:44 AM PDT by NationalSpotlight
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To: pgkdan

“Big effin deal! Who the hell is this pissant ‘National Spotlight’?”

A blog pimper’s pimp.


13 posted on 11/02/2011 9:45:05 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: NationalSpotlight

The Rick Perry bashers are on my last nerve.


14 posted on 11/02/2011 9:45:05 AM PDT by varina davis (Life is not a dress rehearsal)
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To: NationalSpotlight

This poster’s home page is the first I’ve seen where a freeper referred to himself in the third person. Tell Derek that’s a sign of megalomania, will you?


15 posted on 11/02/2011 9:45:37 AM PDT by tumblindice (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: NationalSpotlight

I actually thought it was refreshing...Too bad he cannot channel some of that Perry into the debates.

I don’t think he was drunk. From what I understand, no one in the room thought so either.


16 posted on 11/02/2011 9:47:18 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: NationalSpotlight

Romney sure gets around.


17 posted on 11/02/2011 9:47:19 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: NationalSpotlight

What the original instead of the selected slices.


18 posted on 11/02/2011 9:47:19 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: mnehring

Did you listen to the first interview Cain gave in addressing the abortion issue? He said it is not right for the government to make the decision for the family on whether or not they should have an abortion. Then in interviews after that one, he walked back on it because he knows a Republican cannot win the nomination unless he is pro-life


19 posted on 11/02/2011 9:48:34 AM PDT by NationalSpotlight
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To: NationalSpotlight

20 posted on 11/02/2011 9:50:41 AM PDT by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: NationalSpotlight
He said it is not right for the government to make the decision for the family on whether or not they should have an abortion

Liar.

Cain said that in response to a question as to whether a family should be forced to RAISE a child conceived of rape when they would not be allowed an abortion.

You can't even get your facts straight, why the hell should anyone listen to you, troll boy?

21 posted on 11/02/2011 9:52:24 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: thackney

Exactly


22 posted on 11/02/2011 9:53:28 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: NationalSpotlight
Gee, Perry should pull out of the race right now, since some lone blogger referring to himself as "National Spotlight" has withdrew his endorsement.

When Rick Perry is POTUS you will still be the:

'National Spotlight: Bringing insight and news to a handful of people every day!'.

23 posted on 11/02/2011 9:53:56 AM PDT by jla (Who says Perry's a conservative? - Rush, Inhofe, Levin, Palin, Blackwell & Sowell do.)
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To: mnehring

“Oh good grief. Anyone watching the full, original video knows he was just having fun with a crowd he was comfortable with”

You are exactly right. I would like to know who is behind posting this krap.


24 posted on 11/02/2011 9:57:15 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: NautiNurse

I think in this case, ‘stupid is as stupid does’ is more applicable.


25 posted on 11/02/2011 9:57:15 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy

So if the family does not want to have the child, then what happens: abortion


26 posted on 11/02/2011 9:57:58 AM PDT by NationalSpotlight
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To: NationalSpotlight

Does the Romney campaign pay you for the number of clicks to your “website”? If so, here’s ten bucks...have the mods pull this thread.


27 posted on 11/02/2011 9:58:39 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (If other churches were dead dunking mormons to save them mormons would be furious.)
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To: All

Good luck guys on supporting a losing candidacy. I mean don’t get your hopes up.


28 posted on 11/02/2011 10:00:09 AM PDT by NationalSpotlight
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To: NationalSpotlight

You lie yet again. If the family doesn’t want to raise the child, what happens is adoption, troll-boy.


29 posted on 11/02/2011 10:01:01 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: NationalSpotlight

So. You’re anti-Perry AND anti-Cain.

Look. Why not just out yourself and tell us why you think we should all just vote for Mitt?


30 posted on 11/02/2011 10:01:12 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS! This means liberals AND libertarians (same thing) NO LIBS!)
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To: NationalSpotlight

I’ve listened to both and provided transcripts to both and both are being falsly spun. In the Piers Morgan interview, it is clear he is talking about ‘raising’ the child and he even called out Morgan on changing the topic to raising before he answered the question.

In the Stossel interview, he plainly said the government should have no role in making any type of abortion legal. He said this right after saying that all abortions should be illegal. He was answering a question specifically if the government should make it legal for rape or incest.

If you are going to survive here, you should work on your critical thinking. You seem to be more of a media tool accepting whatever storyline they give you.

Hell, even Red State who came out first regarding the interview recanted when they looked at Cain’s history and watched the full interviews in context.


31 posted on 11/02/2011 10:01:24 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: greyfoxx39

My own opinion buddy.


32 posted on 11/02/2011 10:01:26 AM PDT by NationalSpotlight
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To: NationalSpotlight

I don’t support Perry. I am calling you on your crappy analysis and out-and-out lies.


33 posted on 11/02/2011 10:01:49 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: NationalSpotlight

People who attended the event said it was a very good speech any one can use selected tidbits of any speech to make the speaker look bad.


34 posted on 11/02/2011 10:02:10 AM PDT by ontap
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35 posted on 11/02/2011 10:02:37 AM PDT by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: ontap

Whoever posted the video thought he was drunk. People attending the event are going to say he wasnt drunk because they already support him. Anything he says is great no matter what he does.


36 posted on 11/02/2011 10:05:37 AM PDT by NationalSpotlight
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To: NationalSpotlight
I'm no Rick Perry supporter but if there is an embarrassment to conservatives it would be you....if any one knew or cared who the hell you are!!!
37 posted on 11/02/2011 10:05:41 AM PDT by ontap
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To: pgkdan
Who the hell is this pissant

Maybe you answered your own question. :->

38 posted on 11/02/2011 10:05:43 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: NationalSpotlight

Is bearing false witness a common practice for you?


39 posted on 11/02/2011 10:06:46 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: ontap; NationalSpotlight
any one can use selected tidbits of any speech to make the speaker look bad.

I think this blogger is extremely lazy. He takes spin from other sources and just regurgitates it without checking into its veracity. He has managed to mix two such stories in this thread.

So in other words, he adds absolutely nothing to the news and analysis process.

40 posted on 11/02/2011 10:07:07 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: NationalSpotlight

romney happens


41 posted on 11/02/2011 10:07:17 AM PDT by Blado (Emperor ObowMao & Hillary Incitatus - INTERNATIONAL WAR CRIMINALS)
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To: NationalSpotlight
Are you guys sick of defending him yet?

Actually, we are more tired of folks pimping their amateur blogs.

42 posted on 11/02/2011 10:07:22 AM PDT by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: NationalSpotlight

Does it pay well to pimp blogs? I could use some extra cash.


43 posted on 11/02/2011 10:08:41 AM PDT by listenhillary (Look your representatives in the eye and ask if they intend to pay off the debt. They will look away)
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To: NationalSpotlight
Whoever posted the video thought he was drunk

Oh well that settles it ....You really aren't that gullible are you??

44 posted on 11/02/2011 10:08:46 AM PDT by ontap
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To: NationalSpotlight
Whoever posted the video thought he was drunk.

And you went from that to this?

Perry must have consumed several martinis or even shots of Captain Morgan.

Shameless and pathetic.

45 posted on 11/02/2011 10:08:56 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: NationalSpotlight
Whoever posted the video thought he was drunk. People attending the event are going to say he wasnt drunk because they already support him.

In other words, you trust some anonymous YouTube poster who snipped a small part of a speech then led you to a conclusion with a leading title over first hand, in-person reports.

I see you are just a kid still in college. You have a lot to learn about how the media and others can manipulate your thought processes.

I've said it many times before, the quality of our educational system took ten more steps down the moment we stopped teaching critical thinking.

46 posted on 11/02/2011 10:09:07 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: dirtboy

He’s a newbie who thinks he can just spit out propaganda and people will buy into it. Like I said I’m not a Perry guy but this kind of ignorance is uncalled for!!!


47 posted on 11/02/2011 10:11:58 AM PDT by ontap
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I would like to know who is behind posting this krap."

Meet the author

Based on the age and obvious naivety, I would guess a Paultard. I thought Romneybot at first but he doesn't usually go after college kids.

48 posted on 11/02/2011 10:12:19 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: NationalSpotlight
Perry must have consumed several martinis or even shots of Captain Morgan.

Grow a set of balls and produce the evidence that Perry had been drinking martinis and taking shots of CM before the speech. I have full faith that you can produce the evidence, and that you're not just talking nonsense. Here's your chance to prove that you're not a joke.

49 posted on 11/02/2011 10:14:41 AM PDT by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: NationalSpotlight

Don’t like Perry, but from what I saw, it was a funny speech and he seemed almost human..I liked it...but say GO CAIN


50 posted on 11/02/2011 10:15:53 AM PDT by goat granny
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