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Rick Perry: Warren Buffett “really doesn’t have an understanding of what’s going on in the real world.”

This is on CNBC:

Reporter:  I want your thoughts on the Buffett rule, and it goes to some of this class warfare issue.

Rick Perry:  I think this gets right down to the real problem that we’ve got in Washington DC is an administration that is listening to people who really don’t have an […]

Molly Ivins on “Governor Goodhair”

Molly Ivins was not a fan of Rick Perry.  The Sacramento Bee has rounded up some of her invective, concluding with this one, answering a question asked in comments.  Here’s one from 2001.

First, we Texans would like to salute the only governor we’ve got, Rick “Goodhair” Perry, the Ken Doll, for vetoing the bill to outlaw executing […]

Blogger asks: What does it mean to be treated “pretty ugly down in Texas?”

On Vanity Fair, blogger Juli Weiner quotes Rick Perry (who was making, uh, threatening noises in the direction of the Chairman of the Federal Reserve) and then has a question:

“I don’t know what y’all would do to him in Iowa but we would treat him pretty ugly down in Texas. I mean, printing […]