George Bush with Nice Hair Rick Perry is in, per a GOP source who knows stuff.
A Republican campaign veteran tells us that Texas Governor Rick Perry has decided to run for President, though the official word from Team Perry is still a definite maybe. [...]
The thinking is that apparent front-runner Mitt Romney “does not reflect the Republican Party” and is therefore vulnerable to a credible challenge from the right, especially after Mr. Romney’s recent squishy remarks on global warming.
Speaking of “squishy”, how’s that I-really-didn’t-mean-Texas-should secede thing workin’ for ya, Rick?
“So you believe the Constitution is that which the federal government can do, that you agree with? In some respects. A little bit?”
“A little bit.”
“Would you like to see, at some level, Texas as its own country, a little bit?”
“No… We’d just as soon stay with you guys.”
He’s expected to compete in the Iowa Straw Poll, and should announce later this summer.