“Watch Rick Perry’s Campaign End Before Your Eyes.”

Via on Nov 9, 2011

Department of Energy? HUD?

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On the one hand, people forget things. I forget things all the time.

On the other hand: it’s your policy you’re forgetting—and part of that policy includes getting rid of our education department, you come from a state with poor-ranking scores, and you don’t even seem to have a thorough political education yourself…and you’re running for president.

Ouch. Or, as Rick Perry said, Oops.

Comments from youtube:

Please drop out of the race for president and do not attempt to run this country if you cannot memorize YOUR OWN F**KING POLICY.

Even if we’re grading on a curve, it still ranks high. It’s his own idea. “Somebody help me. What am I thinking?”

Reddit:

Looks like The Daily Show writers are going to get to go home early

Not to mention the poor guys over at The Onion. The republicans are doing a far better job of satirizing politics than they could ever hope to.

 

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7 Responses to ““Watch Rick Perry’s Campaign End Before Your Eyes.””

  1. Clearly, he would benefit from keeping the department of Ed folks around. What a jackass.

  2. Locayoga says:

    Bill Hader nails it on SNL as the drunk and moronic Rick Perry:
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/06/snl-rick

  3. Mark Ledbetter says:

    Hey, I do this all the time when I'm teaching! I have some real problems with Perry, but this is not one of them. I often ask my students to help me remember what I have taught them.

    • Mark Ledbetter says:

      A little addendum. Perfect speaking as perfected by perfect speakers is often just a way to show off your intelligence and superiority. Again, Perry is NOT the person we want as president, but this little episode was relaxed, fun, and very non-show-offy. He's not pontificating (at least here), not intentionally using the podium as a way to set himself above the rest of us.

    • elephantjournal says:

      Amen, Mark…that's why I covered for him a bit above. We don't need to be cruel about this, we're all human. That said, it is his plan, a plant that would drastically sever three of our major departments. And…oh, yah: he's running for president. Higher bar to live up to, or should be. ~ Waylon

  4. elephantjournal says:

    "Clever, very clever" http://imgur.com/VWrCe

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