Another Reason to Question Rick Perry’s Intelligence?

Via The HillGov. Perry: ‘Absolutely’ will consider running again.

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  1. Actually, his logic is unassailable.

    He says it was fun.

  2. @john personna: Another data point for my snarky headline?

  3. @Steven L. Taylor:

    Or a commentary on life.

  4. Ron Beasley says:

    Did we really need another reason?

  5. Kylopod says:

    >Asked if that was a reference to a possible 2016 run, he responded “it could be.”

    Notice that he doesn’t challenge the reporter’s implied assumption that Obama will win a second term.

  6. Tsar Nicholas says:

    What is it about Texans that causes so much projection and transference on the part of the lefty Internet demographic? Seriously, I’m curious.

  7. Gulliver says:

    Perry’s not even in the general race anymore and you still feel this visceral need to insult him, Taylor? Grow up.

  8. Tillman says:

    @Tsar Nicholas: Probably George W. Bush.

    It doesn’t help that Rick Perry was also Rick Perry.