Why Perry cannot lose

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    I'm currently supporting Perry, but really, he's got an uphill battle.

    First, the Media is going to be excusing Obama at every turn, while amplifying every flaw of Perry's.

    Second, the GOP has done a very bad job of connecting with working people. Disgust with Obama does not translate into support of Republicans. Republicans need to disabuse the public that they think the worst part about this recession is that Daddy Warbucks can't buy his daughter a new polo pony.

    That said, I think Perry, who is from humble origins, has a better chance of making that connection than Mitt "My Mansion needs expanding" Romney.
     
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    What does Tarp (Obama's 1/2) meaN, REALLY?
     
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    Obama is a millionaire and he got that way from being in government. I'm fed up with millionaires in the Democrat party masquerading as the common-man while they fly around in their private jets and ride around in their armored limos attending $38,000 a plate dinners.

    So STFU.
     
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    He got that way from a book, but anyhoo.....

    Neat thread except, Perry nwas all for Tarp.

    But I'm sure that's why the parenthesis with "Obama's 1/2" is there, which is giggle worthy hacksmanship.
     
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    the thing is, their millionaires know how to seem like they care. Our millionaires seem to be pretty tone deaf on the matter.

    To a common man, Obama's success has a populist ring. Started out from very working class origins, his grandmother worked at a bank and had to take public transportation. His parents weren't rich. And he rose to the point he rose to.

    Remember when you were a kid and your parents told you anyone can grow up and be president? That's what made America better than other countries.

    Perry is a guy who was brought up on a dirt farm in Texas. He can have a similar rags to riches story.

    But Romney, who was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, who made his money putting working folks out of jobs... that's going to be a hard sell.

    Sadly, that's probably what the GOP will end up doing.
     
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    Perry will lose to Ron Paul, the later actually having appeal outside the Republican base.
     
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    The GOP actually represents the middle class, especially small business owners, in this country. That is obvious if you look at the new governors. The Dums represent the uber wealthy on either coast and their footmen union workers and black voting bloc.
    The GOP governors who were being laughed at here for low approval ratings are seeing their policies bear fruit. Florida has a higher credit rating than the United States. Wisconsin has taken a huge deficit and is turning it into a surplus. New Jersey is back from the dead.
    That will play out nationally as well.
     

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