Category Archives: Rick Perry

Been There, Done That, Got the Perry T-Shirt

If the 2016 presidential thing doesn’t work out, Texas Gov. Rick Perry can always make a tidy sum in the world of crisis communications. Consider how Perry’s made political lemonade out of the lemon of being indicted in mid-August for … Continue reading

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Guard, Turn, Brown, Perry, Dodge, Spin, Thrust . . .

I penned this op-ed for The Sacramento Bee on the feud between California Gov. Jerry Brown and Texas Gov. Ricky Perry — why Perry is Brown’s true rival instead of the long-shot Republican who hopes to unseat him this fall. That’s … Continue reading

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South of the Border, Down Mexico Way

California Gov. Jerry Brown is in Mexico this week, signing an accord on climate change and — finally — interjecting himself into the border crisis debate. I choose the word “finally” because Brown was all-in on immigration in 2013, promising to … Continue reading

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