First we learn that the Texas budget was balanced with a Federal bailout, now this!

First we learn that the Texas budget was balanced with a Federal bailout, now this!

Originally shared by Daily Kos

I think Rick Perry is going to get eaten alive in this campaign. If being an Al Gore supporter hasn’t already doomed him with the tea partiers, and if his dull, glazed-eyes George Bushian demeanor doesn’t doom him with everyone else, then his own record ought to do it.

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4 Responses to First we learn that the Texas budget was balanced with a Federal bailout, now this!

  1. Jim McGuire says:


    Rajini Rao, as time goes on, we will see more and more scary things abour Rick Perry…


    You may want to see:


    http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/16/ignorance-paranoia-and-implied-violence/


    AND


    http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/16/more-about-the-texas-unmiracle/


    The disturbing thing is that he may get pretty far in his quest for the presidency…

  2. Rajini Rao says:


    Great chart plotting unemployment per capita! I hope the media or the President actually use this sort of information instead of devolving into useless soundbites. I’m enough of a geek to wish politicians used graphs in their speeches. 😛

  3. Jim McGuire says:


    Agreed! It was the one good thing about Ross Perot…

  4. Kapil Ranade says:


    http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2011/08/facts-about-texas.html


    Not sure if it is citizens thrift or the state government to blame for the low leverage there. 😉

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