ComPost: Perry


Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 01/19/2012

Rick Perry leaves and endorses Gingrich — he had me at ‘Oops’

Failing was the only thing he excelled at.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:50 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 01/09/2012

In New Hampshire, the race for last

Remember the Alamo? Perry doesn’t.

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:48 PM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2012, Rick Perry

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 01/05/2012

One thousand words’ worth of reasons to keep Perry in the race

The last joke candidate left.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:39 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2012, Perry, wow

Posted at 09:13 PM ET, 01/02/2012

Rick Perry’s Perry, Iowa Rally -- most patriotic event ever, or most patriotic event of all time?

Just add eagles.

By Alexandra Petri  |  09:13 PM ET, 01/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, GOP 2012, Legends of the Caucus

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 12/12/2011

Rick Perry flubs the Supreme Court justices

That Not Montemayor is quite an activist judge.

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:18 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, oy, 9

Posted at 08:14 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Rick Perry’s ‘Strong’ ad -- Obama hates Christmas

The whole Christmas season.

By Alexandra Petri  |  08:14 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2012, Rick Perry, oy

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Rick Perry: Courting the drunk vote?

In this light, everything he does makes perfect sense

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:54 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, GOP 2012

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Rick Perry, drunk? No! Get me some of Rick Perry’s passion!

Or Steve Tyler’s sobriety.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:41 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, GOP 2012

Posted at 07:35 PM ET, 10/27/2011

If Rick Perry can’t stand the debate heat, he should stay in the kitchen

Don’t pull out just yet.

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:35 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, GOP 2012

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 10/26/2011

Rick Perry’s shovel-ready birtherism

Will they never end?

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:58 PM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Birtherism, Rick Perry, shovel-ready

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 10/11/2011

Of course Rick Perry won’t disavow Jeffress’s Romney cult comments

Amazingly, we do care about this.

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:44 PM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, religion, GOP 2012

Posted at 07:40 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Romney vs. Romney — Perry’s new ad and the magic of editing

Some judicious editing does the trick.

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:40 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Rick Perry’s $17 million: A good deal to keep the show going

Now we’re just haggling on price

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:53 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, GOP 2012

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 10/03/2011

Rick Perry’s ranch dressing down

What’s in a name?

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:02 PM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, GOP 2012, oy

Posted at 12:24 AM ET, 09/23/2011

Word clouds and dog piles — Rick Perry at the FOX News Google debate

Also, Mitt Romney knows reasons you should not elect him.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:24 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, GOP 2012, shovelready

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 09/21/2011

Rick Perry’s ‘President Zero’ apocalypse ad

It’s the “2012” movie trailer, but more alarmist.

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:42 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apocalypse, Rick Perry, GOP 2012, Barack Obama

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 09/16/2011

God only knows! Rick Perry the divine vessel.

At least that’s Rick Perry’s line.

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:03 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, GOP 2012, oy

Posted at 11:24 PM ET, 09/12/2011

Perry’s not-so-innocuous inoculation at the Tea Party HPV debate

The Tea Party’s HPV debate

By Alexandra Petri  |  11:24 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2012, Rick Perry

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 09/12/2011

What’s so electable about Rick Perry?

The GOP’s bottom-line calculations.

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:50 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, GOP 2012

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Rick Perry signs ‘Rick’ with a heart over the I

He signs with a heart.This man is unstoppable.

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:42 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, Mitt Romney

Posted at 11:28 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Perry-Romney debate, er, Reagan seance, er, Reagan debate— a great success!

I enjoyed the first monthly Romney-Perry debate with a side of Huntsman!

By Alexandra Petri  |  11:28 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2012, Reagan Debate, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Can Rick Perry debate? Does Santorum still exist?

And other things to watch in the GOP debate.

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:14 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, GOP 2012

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 08/26/2011

Rick Perry leaves the 10th Amendment at the altar with anti-gay marriage pledge

And that NOM pledge.

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:26 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, tenth amendment, nom

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Rick Perry vs. Barack Obama — not worth 1,000 words

It’s definitely not worth a thousand.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:25 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Rick Perry, pictures

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 08/24/2011

So you’ve been asked a question about science but you want to be the nominee...

What’s next, for GOP presidential candidates and the rest of us

By Alexandra Petri  |  11:22 AM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  science, handy charts, GOP 2012, rick perry

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Have you ever had sex with Rick Perry — the wishful ad, ad hominem

Wishful ad hominem thinking.

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:24 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, facts, oy

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 08/17/2011

Rick Perry, global warming and those durn scientists

Who’s the heretic?

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:12 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, science, Mitt Romney

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 08/16/2011

How Rick Perry really differs from George W. Bush

George W. Bush was a sissy.

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:12 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, George Bush

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Sorry Mitt Romney! Here comes Rick Perry, that bad boy we’ve all been waiting for

The electorate has a serious weakness for bad boys.

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:18 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, 2012

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 08/09/2011

The Rick Perry announcement and the efficacy of prayer rallies

Divine endorsement hardly hurts, these days.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:20 PM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, God, oy

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 08/04/2011

Rick Perry’s gay cake problem

Try translating “states’ rights”

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:50 PM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, Texas, oy

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 09/23/2010

Ten Celebrities who managed to appear on Sesame Street without excessive cleavage

The statement from Sesame Street reads: "Sesame Street has a long history of working with celebrities across all genres, including athletes, actors, musicians and artists. Sesame Street has always been written on two levels, for the child and adult....

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:57 PM ET, 09/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reality? Television, Reality? Television, Reality? Television | Tags:  Katy Perry

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 09/23/2010

Katy Perry's Elmo duet on Sesame Street -- a revealing moment

Online commenters, I've just about had it! Not on my behalf. On behalf of all the kids across America who no longer get to see Katy Perry performing "Hot n' Cold" with Elmo on Sesame Street. Why? She wears...

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:25 PM ET, 09/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reality? Television, Reality? Television | Tags:  Katy Perry