Cognitive Dissonance

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Just One Week Into His Campaign, Rick Perry Disavows His Nine-Month-Old Book

Last November, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) published Fed Up, a 240-page ode to tentherism, which argues that everything from child labor laws to the Clean Air Act to Medicare violates the Constitution. As it turns out, however, claiming that America’s entire social safety net is unconstitutional isn’t a very popular position — so Perry’s now trying to take it all back just one week into his presidential campaign.

Here’s 10 reasons conservatives are concerned about Perry besides his book. 

On a side note - Here’s a culmination of what I’ve learned about Perry on several liberal blogs:

Um, can we focus on why he should scare the utter shit out of us instead of giggling at his corndog technique?

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  1. sixkindsofbullshit reblogged this from silas216 and added:
    Well, corndog technique is important, isn’t it? As for me, I cannot wait for the GOP debates. It will be fascinating,...
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    But his corndog technique is hilarious and his book is terrifying! (And I haven’t thought of any punchlines for it yet.)
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    That we even take someone like Perry or Bachman seriously is frightening.
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