You might like Perry even better after looking at this. It is written by someone who doesn't really like Perry but he's honest. It's very interesting and hopeful for the rest of the country [more at link]:
Misfire: Romney Ad Targets Rick Perry's Jobs Record I think it's safe to say the Romney campaign is going for the kill with its latest attack on Rick Perry. The former Massachusetts Governor has already gotten a fair amount of mileage out of attacking his Texan rival from the left on Social Security, and from the right on immigration, but this new spot strikes at the heart of the Perry campaign's raison detre -- jobs, jobs, jobs:
The Facts --Mitt Romney's political ad
The spot's most striking image is a tumbleweed blowing along a deserted Texas highway. That's rich. It's intended to create the impression that Rick Perry's Texas is something of a depressed ghost town. Nothing could be further from the truth. Since the recession began, desperate job seekers have flocked to Texas at a clip of roughly 1,000 people per day. And they're finding work, too. Despite a huge population influx and a bruising national recession, Texas' unemployment rate remains below the national average. How remarkable has the Lone Star State's economic performance been? Read this Political Math analysis (written by a self-professed non Perry supporter), and marvel. One telling data point:
Hey, CW! I do not dislike Rick Perry. We all have our bad moments, for no one is perfect. Ir’s the mean spiritedness of Perry FReeprs (And you are the exception)that I object to. I thank you for breaking the article down for me. Because of my M.D. it is tiring to have to read my computer through a magnifying glass. So sometimes I try to scan for the important points but sometimes miss something too. I really appreciate your help.