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  1. Standard member sh76
    Civis Americanus Sum
    06 Sep '11 14:11
    http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/politics/article/Perry-on-being-a-Democrat-decades-ago-2155723.php

    This is actually mildly amusing. You think this sort of past might actually help him in the general?
  2. 06 Sep '11 15:13
    Originally posted by sh76
    http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/politics/article/Perry-on-being-a-Democrat-decades-ago-2155723.php

    This is actually mildly amusing. You think this sort of past might actually help him in the general?
    Perry is such a flipflopper! He was for the Democrats before he was against them.
  3. 06 Sep '11 15:45
    Originally posted by sh76
    http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/politics/article/Perry-on-being-a-Democrat-decades-ago-2155723.php

    This is actually mildly amusing. You think this sort of past might actually help him in the general?
    Getting his old (D) to help in the general depends on how he reacts. Reagan had similar baggage and overcame it making a one-termer out of a disappointing president, with the Iran hostage crisis and a sick economy as issues.
  4. 06 Sep '11 17:44
    I'm no Perry fan, but the endorsement was 23 years ago. I think anybody has the right to change his/her mind in that amount of time.
  5. 06 Sep '11 17:49
    I find it interesting that Perry and Romney both can be compared with democrats and they are both doing well in the polls right now. Perry was a democrat and Romney talked like a democrat during his debate with Ted Kennedy.
    The news media could easily drag them both down during the primary if they chose to. The news media holds all of the power.
  6. 06 Sep '11 18:55
    Originally posted by Kunsoo
    I'm no Perry fan, but the endorsement was 23 years ago. I think anybody has the right to change his/her mind in that amount of time.
    It's still crazy to me. This guy has some serious hardcore right wing positions on literally every issue.
  7. 06 Sep '11 21:11
    Originally posted by KazetNagorra
    Perry is such a flipflopper! He was for the Democrats before he was against them.
    Yeah, what is it about these politicians whose names end in -erry? All bloody flip-floppers.
  8. 07 Sep '11 04:06
    Originally posted by USArmyParatrooper
    It's still crazy to me. This guy has some serious hardcore right wing positions on literally every issue.
    Maybe it was Tipper's efforts to censor rock music which attracted him to Gore.
  9. 07 Sep '11 04:21 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Kunsoo
    Maybe it was Tipper's efforts to censor rock music which attracted him to Gore.
    I was and still am totally against that campaign they waged. It was hilarious watching Dee Snider from Twisted Sister totally pwn everyone in the senate hearing, wearing faded jeans and sporting ratty hair. What a complete and total waste of the government's time.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FbBpvoYKpc
  10. Standard member shavixmir
    Guppy poo
    07 Sep '11 11:35
    Originally posted by sh76
    http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/politics/article/Perry-on-being-a-Democrat-decades-ago-2155723.php

    This is actually mildly amusing. You think this sort of past might actually help him in the general?
    Very mildly, then.
  11. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Poor Filipov :,(
    07 Sep '11 18:30 / 1 edit
    Disco inferno in Texas! The Lone Star is on fire...

    Uh oh, looks like CA is on fire too.
  12. 07 Sep '11 19:35
    Reagan was a Democrat at one time and I don't think most people would bash Reagan for being too liberal.
  13. 07 Sep '11 19:58
    Originally posted by Eladar
    Reagan was a Democrat at one time and I don't think most people would bash Reagan for being too liberal.
    Actually, some of the nuttier in the Republican Party did just that when he negotiated with the Soviet Union. We do have a large number of very goofy right wingers still sore about racial integration, and I think Reagan brought them out.
  14. 08 Sep '11 14:35
    You're nothing but a hater.
  15. 08 Sep '11 15:34
    Originally posted by Eladar
    You're nothing but a hater.
    Uh, okay. You realize that's not even really a word?