Perry (R) bailing on S.C. forum/debate

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    Is this any surprise really? The fires have been raging for some time now BUT he decides now that he's needed back in the Republic of Texas :rolleyes: He skipped the first debate and now he bails on this one. :clap2: Whats up bruh? I think he KNEW he was going to be asked some tough questions. The Forum was set-up for participants to be individually questioned by three people and he could'nt take the heat apparently ;)

    Gov. Rick Perry to Skip Labor Day Forum, Return to Texas to Address Wildfires - Summerville, SC Patch
     
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    People can and will say that it's the right thing for the Governor of the state to address these problems, and I agree. Having said that, I wish it wasn't someone that gives me the impression that debating probably isn't his forte.
     
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    Big. Mistake.

    Romney might be able to pull this out after all.
     
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    Yeah. He conveniently entered the race AFTER the 1st debate and now this? :doubt: :eusa_shhh:
     
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    Being 20% ahead in the polls in an 8 person race provides for some flexibility.
     
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    He can't keep ducking debates indefinitely, can he? Wouldn't it be better to just get it over with?
     
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    And if he hadn't gone back then people would criticize him for campaigning while his state is burning to the ground. Damned if you do, damned if you don't.
     
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    And that's without even debating, or maybe because of it.
     
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    Let's run him against Obama tomorrow.
     
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    He's 8% ahead in the lastest Fox News poll and 6% in the latest Quinnipiac poll. Predictably, after an initial surge, the gap is closing.

    Maybe he felt he wasn't ready yet. I don't think this helps him unless he thought he'd really suck in the debate.
     
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