ComPost: Rick 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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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