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Perry tests his Texas twang in key states (Here comes the Lame Stream Media mockery)
washington post ^ | 8/14/2011 | By Nia-Malika Henderson

Posted on 08/14/2011 6:43:36 AM PDT by tobyhill

Rick Perry, who entered the 2012 GOP race Saturday, greeted his first crowd of voters here with two words rarely heard in these parts: with a wave, he let out a boisterous “Hi, y’all” to a crowd clad in khakis and button ups gathered around a backyard pool.

There was also this: “Y’all holler outta question” to open up a question and answer session.

And this when it got going: “There’s hands going up everywhere, somebody just get after it.”

There were times when the three-term Texas governor sounded eerily like the “Saturday Night Live” version of George W. Bush, droppin’ every “g” and proclaiming “awesome” at nothing in particular.

His appearance raised the question that is at the center of his candidacy: Can Perry take his Texas twang on the road and meet voters where they live, in cities and suburbs and swing states?

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1 posted on 08/14/2011 6:43:39 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

The mockery was subtle, yet it is there. I think the people of New Hampshire will like Gov. Perry and his record on job creation.

This is so amazing! We have a candidate who “can win this thang!” Southern accents are awesome!

RICK PERRY, 2012!


2 posted on 08/14/2011 6:50:12 AM PDT by wk4bush2004 ("FREEDOM, PROSPERITY, RESPONSIBILITY: RICK PERRY 2012!")
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To: tobyhill

From the Compost? Fugedaboudit!


3 posted on 08/14/2011 6:51:12 AM PDT by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: tobyhill

they are going for the jugular on Michelle too

http://www.uncoverage.net/2011/08/memo-to-the-michele-bachmann-campaign/


4 posted on 08/14/2011 6:53:00 AM PDT by SF_Redux (Sarah stands for accountablility and personal responsiblity, democrats can't live with that)
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To: tobyhill

Here’s his twang on the road and it’s not pretty. His SUV is speeding and even though the cop is only giving the aide a warning, he’s got to butt in.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8CvXIY6mgk


5 posted on 08/14/2011 6:53:14 AM PDT by bgill (just getting tagline ready for 6 months after you vote in Perry - Tried to warn you he's a RINO.)
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To: tobyhill

This is yet another example of left-wing liberal elitism.

They (the liberals) this the way THEY talk is right and proper and the other 90% of America that may speak a little different, can be mocked. Are we all not Americans?


6 posted on 08/14/2011 6:54:57 AM PDT by Eric (Re-Elect Palin/Bachman - 2016)
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To: tobyhill

Perry will run on his Texas record. Obama will run against GWB. (again)


7 posted on 08/14/2011 6:55:14 AM PDT by umgud
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To: wk4bush2004
The only thing the article left out was him riding in on his horse and a six-shooter on his side.
8 posted on 08/14/2011 6:55:14 AM PDT by tobyhill (Real Spending Cuts Don't Require Increasing The Debt)
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To: tobyhill
Perry sounds like he's from somewhere.
Bachmann sounds like she's from somewhere.
Palin sounds like she's from somewhere.

Democrats believe that all the really smart folks aren't from anywhere at all. They spring up at Ivy league schools and talk like academics.

Real people?? What the heck do they know??

9 posted on 08/14/2011 6:57:18 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: tobyhill

“Can I get me one of dem huntin’ licenses?” John Kerry.

“I taint in no ways tired.” Hillary Clinton


10 posted on 08/14/2011 6:58:09 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: wk4bush2004

Remember how they all made fun of Obama’s extremely weird way of talking? He speaks English like nobody I’ve ever heard before. It’s like a micro-dialect from the Obama-Durham clan that combines a whistling noise, strange inflections, odd guttural stops, very weird syllable accents, pregnant pauses and other-worldly intonations.

Strange, I don’t remember anybody pointing that out either.


11 posted on 08/14/2011 6:58:27 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: wk4bush2004
his record on job creation

Really? Perry has a job creation history? That's news to this life long Texan. New Hampshire needs to understand how Texas government is set up. The governor is merely a figurehead and a paper signer. Nothing more. Any job growth is due to our legislature passing bills that encourage companies from both coasts to see that we have cheap land and lower salaries. A win-win for their bottom line.

Three months ago, most Perry worshippers wouldn't have recognized him if they passed him on the street. 2,000 miles away from Texas, but go ahead, believe what you will.

12 posted on 08/14/2011 7:01:18 AM PDT by bgill (just getting tagline ready for 6 months after you vote in Perry - Tried to warn you he's a RINO.)
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To: tobyhill

the “Amen Brother” will drive them crazy!


13 posted on 08/14/2011 7:02:32 AM PDT by GotMojo
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To: umgud

The GWB/Perry comparison lends itself too easily, I’m afraid.

For me, Perry represents establishment, and I’m fed up with establishment.


14 posted on 08/14/2011 7:03:21 AM PDT by lawley
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To: bgill
Hey Troll, what does Axelrod pay for non smearing here ?
You vile Obama trolls are getting very OBVIOUS.
Just happen to be peddling a YOUTUBE cooked up the Soros media machine .
But you are no going to be allowed to spread Axelrod Soros astroturf here !
15 posted on 08/14/2011 7:04:44 AM PDT by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !)
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To: tobyhill

Washington Post & MSM?

Forget about them, they will eventually go away. They are irrelevant.


16 posted on 08/14/2011 7:07:11 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: GotMojo

My hope is that Perry doesn’t start going around in a “cowboy” hat, unless he’s out working on the ranch—(I don’t think he has a ranch.)

Whatever, I guess some folks are really scared that he’s might be our next president,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Oh well!

BTW, as a born and bred Texan (6th generation), I don’t think Perry tawks lik a Texin..........


17 posted on 08/14/2011 7:09:09 AM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: tobyhill

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaDQ1vIuvZI

Hillary twang


18 posted on 08/14/2011 7:09:19 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: bgill

I’m not going to support Perry, but I can hardly blame him for trying to get out of a ticket.


19 posted on 08/14/2011 7:09:33 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: bgill
Your are FULL of BS .

Your pushing a Daily KOZ - Soros media crap YOUTUBE piece Here !

Posters like you never have a candidate they are for just attack the one’s that threaten Soros puppet the most.

20 posted on 08/14/2011 7:10:37 AM PDT by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !)
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To: Eric

Like it or not, that slow West Texan drawl sounds to an Easterner, at least, like someone of lower than average IQ speaking. That’s part of why the media succeeded with the “W is stupid” meme—because that’s what he sounds like to someone used to a faster pace of speech. Perry further reinforces it with a lot of nonstandard English.

Now, W had Harvard and Yale degrees and his Eastern Establishment family pedigree, so GOP voters were able to overlook that. The question is whether someone without those, yes, ‘elite’ markers can come along after W and get people to hear him through his manner of speaking.


21 posted on 08/14/2011 7:10:49 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: bgill

When I first became aware of Perry (earlier this year) I was thinking he could beat Obama. But the more I learn about him, the more uneasy I am. The Gardasil order concerns me. So does his stance on immigration.

“Numbers USA, a group that supports immigration control, gives Perry a “D-“ for his positions supporting amnesty, open borders, and opposing border security.”

http://www.patriotactionnetwork.com/forum/topics/texas-gov-rick-perry-on-illegal-immigration-border-security

But he would be better than Obama.


22 posted on 08/14/2011 7:11:31 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: tobyhill
Welcome to the Big Leagues. If you can stand the heat get out of the fire.
23 posted on 08/14/2011 7:12:38 AM PDT by McGruff (a Sarah Palin supporter and proud of it.)
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To: ncalburt
Bless your heart for your response. Once again, any conservative Texan who criticizes Perry gets called names. How juvenile. There are many long time FReeper Texans here who have tried to explain Perry's shortcomings but some refuse to take of the blinders. I held my nose with one hand and voted for him twice with the other. I don't relish doing it again. We can do better. You know him so well, how many times have you voted for him? Oh, never mind, you're from Louisiana which proves my point of out of staters knowing so much more than Texans do about the man.
24 posted on 08/14/2011 7:13:53 AM PDT by bgill (just getting tagline ready for 6 months after you vote in Perry - Tried to warn you he's a RINO.)
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To: tobyhill

Faux black accent-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdYByptC8mY&feature=player_embedded

Obama commemorates 1965 civil rights march in Selma, AL


25 posted on 08/14/2011 7:13:57 AM PDT by maggief
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

“a whistling noise”

Thank you!

WTF is that? When I first heard Soetoro speak and hear that whistling noise, I thought “Is it possible this guy has ill-fitting dentures?” Seriously, that was my first reaction.

Maybe it’s an “Austian” accent...

I’d rather hear Yoko Ono “sing” for an hour than Soetoro speak for 5 minutes.


26 posted on 08/14/2011 7:15:58 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Perry/Bachmann 2012 - they can share hair care products.)
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To: basil

Agreed. He sounds normal to me too. We don’t have accents here! The Soros/Obama machine has had months to to put together their smear file on Perry. They attack the man’s accent rather than come at him on the issues. That tells me something. This is only the beginning, they had plenty of practice with Palin and they have honed their skills.


27 posted on 08/14/2011 7:16:37 AM PDT by McLynnan
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To: tobyhill
In New Hampshire, Romney has built up a strong base of support, and Huntsman has a team of staffers that is bigger than any of his challengers, though he is still battling for low name recognition.
I'm hoping that Huntsman will pull votes from Romney. Let them split the RINO vote, lowering both of their numbers, and that will help the more Conservative candidates.
28 posted on 08/14/2011 7:18:06 AM PDT by no dems (No matter who it might be, when I find out a person is a Democrat, I lose respect for them.)
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To: McGruff

Oh, he can take it. He once told a reporter “Adios, MOFO” and they tried to slam him with it but he just slammed harder.

The MSM is actually scared of Perry.


29 posted on 08/14/2011 7:18:27 AM PDT by tobyhill (Real Spending Cuts Don't Require Increasing The Debt)
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To: bgill

Why do you even have a Governor then, appearances?


30 posted on 08/14/2011 7:19:52 AM PDT by Kenny
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To: bgill

So who do you think is better who is electable? We don’t need to give the opposition any help thank you. If Perry is the candidate I am going to vote for him. I am going to cast a vote against Obama and make it count. I am not going to stamp my foot and waste my vote on a write-in candidate .


31 posted on 08/14/2011 7:20:17 AM PDT by McLynnan
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To: ncalburt

Soros was driving the car? Soros was given a warning ticket? Soros got out of the passenger seat? Soros got snotty with the officer? Soros was seate at the table and had to explain his actions? Wow, Soros is aging well and is taller than what I thought. Nice head of hair that Soros dude has. Can’t put my finger on it but he looks a lot like a guy I know in Austin. They say everyone has a double. Yep, that must be it.


32 posted on 08/14/2011 7:21:29 AM PDT by bgill (just getting tagline ready for 6 months after you vote in Perry - Tried to warn you he's a RINO.)
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Damn the DU plants from years ago are coming out of the wordwork...


33 posted on 08/14/2011 7:21:44 AM PDT by Doofer ("If debt is the problem, how is more debt the solution"?)
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To: McLynnan

The GOP could run Charles Manson and I would vote for that over Obama.


34 posted on 08/14/2011 7:23:46 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: The flash mob who wonÂ’t leave.)
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To: wk4bush2004
Michael Reagan recently posted this article on his Facebook Page

Seventeen (17) things that critics are saying about Rick Perry

35 posted on 08/14/2011 7:26:21 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: bgill
A big phony bless you heart back at ya.

Odd that a so called “concerned conservatives “ now post a Soros Media “YOUTUBE: that has been found to be a FAKE !

But this CRAP has been posted by the Axlerod Obots everywhere on the radical left websites.

I missed who you are supporting ?

Did you post that yet ???

36 posted on 08/14/2011 7:27:22 AM PDT by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !)
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To: tobyhill
Does anyone know which state has had the most Presidents.

I know Texas has had it's fair share. Which has the most?

37 posted on 08/14/2011 7:27:22 AM PDT by annieokie
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To: umgud

Hell, I’d gladly take GWB over O and I didn’t even like Bush.

I only hope Perry’s team knows the American public has about a two-week memory at best. Bring back the stimulus (video of protests and all). Bring back the budgets that out-of-control Congress passed when the were the only game in town. Bring back Healthcare that we begged them not to do and show their arrogance. Even O saying police acted “stupidly”.

It’s a fact that a large chunk of the electorate pushes these unpleasantries right out of their little minds as soon as it happens.


38 posted on 08/14/2011 7:27:38 AM PDT by Kenny
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To: tobyhill

They should actually mock Ricardo using a Mexican accent...


39 posted on 08/14/2011 7:27:54 AM PDT by Tempest (Ruining the day of corporate butt kissers everywhere.)
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To: 9YearLurker
Like it or not, that slow West Texan drawl sounds to an Easterner, at least, like someone of lower than average IQ speaking.

Counter to that is what our talkers (Rush and Levin especially) do so well. Line up the sound bites of

Obama
Biden (remember him?)
Reid
Schumer
Rangel
Pelosi
Wasserman
Sharpton
Barney's Frank
etc

and play them over and over.

40 posted on 08/14/2011 7:27:54 AM PDT by don-o (Abolish FReepathons. Be a monthly donor.)
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To: Eric

Try mocking black linguistics.


41 posted on 08/14/2011 7:28:06 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: lawley
“The GWB/Perry comparison lends itself too easily, I’m afraid.

“For me, Perry represents establishment, and I’m fed up with establishment.”

My biggest concern is that Perry is another “compassionate conservative” particularly regarding amnesty and open borders. We need to get rid of Obama, but we don't need George Bush's third term. The second was difficult enough to stomach.

42 posted on 08/14/2011 7:28:11 AM PDT by bwc2221
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To: lawley
“The GWB/Perry comparison lends itself too easily, I’m afraid.

“For me, Perry represents establishment, and I’m fed up with establishment.”

My biggest concern is that Perry is another “compassionate conservative” particularly regarding amnesty and open borders. We need to get rid of Obama, but we don't need George Bush's third term. The second was difficult enough to stomach.

43 posted on 08/14/2011 7:28:11 AM PDT by bwc2221
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To: tobyhill
a crowd clad in khakis and button ups

Button ups? Is that gay-speak for shirt?

44 posted on 08/14/2011 7:28:26 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: Rudder

The author is likely a member of the Black Journolist.


45 posted on 08/14/2011 7:28:32 AM PDT by Melchior
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To: GlockThe Vote
The GOP could run Charles Manson and I would vote for that over Obama.

Me too! (as long as Ron Paul's not the VP)

46 posted on 08/14/2011 7:28:32 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Doofer

Its on YOUTUBE so it must be real !

The Perry Haters or Obots are running real scared today !


47 posted on 08/14/2011 7:29:30 AM PDT by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !)
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To: annieokie

New York is the champ with Ohio and Virginia right behind.


48 posted on 08/14/2011 7:31:23 AM PDT by Publius
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To: GlockThe Vote

Personally, I don’t like coronations, especially this early in the process. The thing that concerns me with Gov. Perry is that this might be more of the “Crony Capitalism” that Thad McCotter writes about in his must read book “Seize Freedom”. Its neither socialism nor capitalism. Its Big Business and Big Government combining to squeeze out everyone else and I think its spot on as to what is going on now.


49 posted on 08/14/2011 7:33:53 AM PDT by cumbo78
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To: 9YearLurker

Excellent observations. The fast-paced speech of the typical northeasterner sounds to the southerner like a used-car saleman (or stockbroker) trying to run a bad deal past them. Also, this fast-pattern is insulting because it is condescending and de-personalises the listener. And direct personal relationships are very important to the people who produce and live out in the provinces.

Our only defense is to ridicule in kind the mannerisms and distinctive affectations of the ruling classes, exactly as they ridicule us peasants.


50 posted on 08/14/2011 7:34:23 AM PDT by ngat
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