Just when I thought the overblown and undeserved media attention generated by Bachmann and Palin–two hopelessly ignorant, mangled syntax spewers of vapidity and irrationality– illustrated how we were a stage 3, fully operational Idiocracy, the dumber version of George Bush (Rick Perry) stepped up and readily challenged that assertion. Time to get fitted for a tin foil cap!
Crazy Things Rick Perry has said
“Even if an alcoholic is powerless over alcohol once it enters his body, he still makes a choice to drink,” he wrote. “And, even if someone is attracted to a person of the same sex, he or she still makes a choice to engage in sexual activity with someone of the same gender.”
“ I think in America from time to time we have to go through some difficult times — and I think we’re going through those difficult economic times for a purpose, to bring us back to those Biblical principles of you know, you don’t spend all the money. You work hard for those six years and you put up that seventh year in the warehouse to take you through the hard times. And not spending all of our money. Not asking for Pharaoh to give everything to everybody and to take care of folks because at the end of the day, it’s slavery. We become slaves to government.”
“I am a firm believer in intelligent design as a matter of faith and intellect, and I believe it should be presented in schools alongside the theories of evolution.”
On the BP Oil Spill, “From time to time there are going to be things that occur that are acts of God that cannot be prevented.”
From a guy vying for the top federal government job in the land, “There’s a lot of different scenarios. We’ve got a great union. There’s absolutely no reason to dissolve it. But if Washington continues to thumb their nose at the American people, you know, who knows what might come out of that. But Texas is a very unique place, and we’re a pretty independent lot to boot.”