Skip to comments.Perry Confronts Politico's Mike Allen Over Story: "You Got A Name?"
Posted on 01/02/2012 11:28:12 AM PST by izzatzo
Rick Perry confronts Politico's Mike Allen in person over the publication's report that unnamed members of his senior staff are blaming the way the campaign was handled for what has resulted thus far. Transcript of the exchange below:
Mike Allen, Politico: "Governor, some of your staffers have told us that you ran this as a gubernatorial campaign for too long and you didn't look big enough, get big enough, fast enough. Do you take some responsibility?"
Gov. Rick Perry: "I don't know who you are talking to, so I can't respond unless you give me a name."
Allen: "These are members of your staff."
Perry: "You got a name?"
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Has Mike Allen stopped beating his wife?
Indeed. Tables need to be turned on these ‘Journ O Lists”
This should put the media on alert that their usual tricks of innuendo and intimidation aren’t going to work with Perry. His response to this bozo was perfect.
I liked Perry before this episode and now I'm feeling even better about his ability to be a good POTUS.
Perfectus maximus(LOL)—I hope he’s on the ticket in one slot or another, but I really don’t think he would play second fiddle.
How would Obama react to Perry if the Gov got in HIS face like that?
Wanna make some stuff up? Really?
You wanna go toe to toe?
I expect when Perry’s got his blood up, he’ll smile at you (like he did here) and cut you up (like he did here).
And come off as sticking up for himself and his staff.
Mike, some say you like to smear margarine on your bald head and then stick it in a bowling ball polisher. And then you go to work and shine. Any truth to that?
My kind of guy! Love it!
He’s a good man, real people; but, we’ll see, it’s not looking too good for him now.
I can't wait for Lin Wood (Herman Cain's attorney) to file a lawsuit against NBC, CBS, ABC, George Stephanopolous, Brian Williams and the rest of the jornolisters who published nameless allegations without corroboration that torpedoed his campaign. Punitive damage in the billions, perhaps?
He is the one to run the country. Texans love him as Governor and the rest of the country will love Perry as President.
It would be good to have someone in the White House who isn't ashamed of the Gospel of Christ.
RICK PERRY 2012
Lanny gives his “both Parties do it” response when something a Democrat has done comes up in the conversation. Ann Coulter looks at him and says, “Really?, give me a name”.
Lanny blubbers on and never comes up with a specific name of a Republican doing what the Democrat has done. I've seen it over and over again.
Obama uses the same Lanny Davis strategy and the Media lets him get away with it every time. You will never hear a specific clarifying followup question asked of the Emperor.
It would be “indefinite detention” time—but, I forgot, Hussein says he won’t do that. OTOH, the ‘rats set that precedent in Chicago when the SS arrested the woman who told Slick that he sucked, and her husband who had done/said nothing.
What soured me on him most of all was his unwillingness to "punch back" when someone/the media attacked him and/or his issues. He was simply too nice. Whether 999 or immigration or "bimbo-eruptions," he smiled and meekly replied, as if he didn't want to make anyone mad or hurt anyone's feelings.
What I like most about Gingrich is his unwillingness to let leftists and media get away with that kind of c**p. I don't agree with him on issues, but I love that he stands up and defends himself and his positions.
I can say the same about Rick Perry. I don't like some of his positions, and I'm not sure I trust him completely, but I love that he's fighting back against the media slurs and innuendos. I wish all of the candidates would do that.
I'm completely undecided about which Republican candidate I will support....
PERRY got the same question exactly from Chris Wallace.
PERRY came back at Chris, cooly, with the same question.
It was game over there, too. Perfect!
GOOD on Perry.
“Hes a good man, real people; but, well see, its not looking too good for him now”
Not to worry, Huntsman said Iowa is for picking corn, New Hampshire is for picking presidents.
Love that steely look in Perry’s eye as he’s facing that journalist down. You can visably see the journ start to shake.
You mean like this?
This was Perry greeting Obama when the president flew to Austin for a fundraiser. Perry wanted to know why Obama had done nothing about border security and when Obama continued to ignore him, he took the occasion to personally hand Obama a list of grievances.
Check out his expression. Perry is not offering a friendly greeting.
Soooooo frakin easy, as well as pathetic, to hide behind those “unnamed” sources huh, AllenIdiot? =.=
Oh, just dayum!
I really, really, REALLY would like to see those guys on the same stage.
Since Perry’s recovered from his surgery and off the pain meds...he’s back on his game.
Obama’d be intimidated before he ever got on the stage. He does NOT want that to happen.
Any job gains he’s got to talk about would disappear without Perry and Texas. He couldn’t even bring it up without risking Perry saying, “...And without Texas you’d be down another million or so...”
Journos don’t like to be called, they like to control and set the agenda. It’s too bad there aren’t more GOP’ers, good ones or RINOs who won’t do like Perry did. I’ll swear, if I had the resources, I would investigate all these MSM’ers and publish the findings of their sordid backgrounds, their journo-political incestuousness, and other perversions so that the entire world would know of their polluted souls.
Sweet. They need to take it a step farther.
If you don’t give me a name I’m just going to have to assume you are lying and that there is no such person.
Oh, this offends you? Prove that I’m wrong.
I loved it. Would vote for Perry over anybody running if given the choice.
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Perry would wax the floor with that gay-bob faggot!
Once again, Perry fights back. I’m liking him more and more, and could totally support his candidacy. I want him to get the nomination. think he’s the best of the current bumper crop running.
What critics? ...You and your sorry rag or so-called news organization?