Perry's rules of rhetorical engagement boil down to 1) constantly impugn your opponents' motives by insinuation; 2) shamelessly misrepresent their policies; 3) tag existing federal programs and functions with inflammatory and manifestly inaccurate labels; 4) eschew presenting any specific reform programs for "broken" programs; and 5) when you do offer policy prescriptions, ignore any likely obstacles to their success.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Yup, Nailed It!
Andrew Sprung, a fellow blogspot blogger, just eviscerates Rick Perry's latest interview with Time magazine. His delicious conclusion: