Glad you remembered it.Rick Perry • In response to the question, “You advocate the elimination of the Department of Energy …” The response earned huge laughs.
If anyone’s looking for the slickest politician or the smoothest debater, I readily admit I’m not that person. I’m hoping the American people are the types of individuals who understand that there are mistakes that get made.Texas Gov. Rick Perry • Defending his infamous gaffe, where he awkwardly forgot one of the departments he recommended eliminating, on “Fox & Friends” this morning. Many, including us, called it a campaign-killer. He’s not doing bad as far as the apologies go, though, and that could save him. Can he be a frontrunner again, though? Considering he came in as the Great Texas Hope, that’s the real question. source (via • follow)
…and by the way, that was the Department of Energy I was reaching for a few moments ago.Rick Perry, using the first few seconds of his next answer to try to blunt the damage from the epic blank he drew when trying to list three government agencies he’d abolish.
On Medicaid, it’s really pretty simple. Like Jon and Mitt know, you send it back to the states and let us do it.Rick Perry, saying the states will be able to handle Medicaid reforms safely and responsibly.