Thursday, January 05, 2012

South Carolina to be Texas Governor Rick Perry's Alamo Stand

The battle of the Alamo was fought in Texas back in March of 1836.  Leading the soldiers of the Texas Republic who would all die in that battle was South Carolina native William Travis.  One of the last letters that Travis managed to get out from the besieged Alamo was marked on the envelope "Victory or Death" and its contents described how he thought he was doing God's Will.  

So it is fitting that the Governor of Texas makes his grand stand in South Carolina.  Rick Perry made very big gaffes in debates and came in fifth in Iowa.  Perry has little chance of doing better in New Hampshire.  The situation caused Governor Perry to pause for a moment to reassess his chances.  Then, he chose to come stand in South Carolina. 

It is not a bad political move.  South Carolina has not warmed to Mitt Romney.  Rick Santorum is the flavor of the week in the GOP, but his lack of money and organization could derail his dream of being the challenger to Romney for the nomination. Bachman is out of the race and Gingrich seems to be staying in to go after Romney.  Paul is a spoiler at best. 

Thus, Rick Perry makes his stand in South Carolina.  If Perry somehow wins the Palmetto State, his money and contacts, and frankly, his record as Governor of Texas, all come into play and present a real challenge to Romney as the campaign heads into Florida and beyond. 

So its victory or Presidential political death for Governor Perry in South Carolina.  We are guessing Governor Perry would have it no other way.  After all, where better for a Texas Governor to either win or go down swinging than the state that gave Texas one of its greatest heroes?

4 comments:

  1. Doesn't look that good for Perry.

    Charleston Post and Courier is now reporting that Perry's days seem numbered due to three polls in which he is DOA.

    Says Charleston --

    Mitt Romney remains the new and overwhelming choice among South Carolina Republicans in three polls released Friday, though the field is sure to narrow and race to tighten after Tuesday’s New Hampshire.

    CNN/Time/ORC International gave Romney a commanding 37 percent, with Rick Santorum at 19 percent and Newt Gingrich on his heels at 18 percent.

    A closer fight is projected by Rasmussen, which gave Romney 27 percent on Friday and Santorum an extremely close 24 percent.

    The American Research Group called in 37 percent for Romney but with a tie between Santorum and Gingrich for second place, at 24 points each.

    The results come just days ahead of the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, and in advance of what is expected to be a swarm of interest into South Carolina and its first-in-the-South contest Jan. 21.

    In the CNN survey, Romney’s numbers are double what they were in December. Today’s results come from polling conducted Wednesday and Thursday.

    Rep. Ron Paul of Texas has doubled his numbers, going from 6 percent to 12 percent. Former Utah Gov. and former ambassador to China Jon Huntsman is at 1 percent.

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  2. Sarah Palin Forever!January 07, 2012

    He is a dead man walking

    It wouldn't surprise me if he exits before the primary

    If he hangs around he will get less than ten per cent of the vote

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  3. i don't expect him to be double digits. perhaps 4 or 5%

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  4. POLITICALLY INCORRECT TO EVE ASK A QUESTION OF A CANDIDATE?? I DONT THINK SO!!! PROVE YOUR RECORD MITT!!!







    BAIN OWNS LIMBAUGH & HANNITY SHOWS!!! START WITH THAT!!!
    2ND, ITS A REAL MYTH, ROMNEY COULD EVER BEAT OBAMA!!! LAUGHABLE, EVEN THOUGH GOLDMAN SACHS OWNS ROMNEY NOW!!!




    LIKE ITS NOT A COMMON TACTIC FOR THE LEFT, TO USE A REAL ARGUMENT AGAINST US, TO KEEP INFIGHTING!! DOESNT MATTER IF OBAM OR WHO IS USING OUR ARGUMENT, IF ITS TRUE!!! BUT, PROPAGANDA SAYING WE ARE HELPING OBAMA IS JUST TO BACK US DOWN, TO NOT VERIFY, ROMNEYS BIG/FAKE MANAGT. EXPERIENCE!!!


    HERES WHAT I FIND DESPICABLE!! ***RUSH LIMBAUGH** STARTS AN AVALANCE, AGAINST ANY REPUB THAT EVEN DARES..QUESTION NOT CAPITALISM!!! [THESE FOLKS NEED A DICTIONARY & SOME GUTS!!] BUT, INSTEAD, NEWT & PERRYS REQUEST, THAT ROMNEY PROVE HIS RECORD, WAS **HONEST BUSINESS!!! -YET, RUSH, FOX, HANNITY, AND NONE OF THE MEDIA!! MENTION MAYBE RUSH LIMBAUGH REAL REASON FOR BACKING ROMNEY??? IS THAT BAIN CAPITAL OWNS HIS SHOW!!!!!! AND, HANNITYS!!!! I DONT WANT THE MEDIA PICKING ANOTHER PRESIDENT!! WITH BIAS AND FALSE REPORTING!! SO BAIN OWNS RUSH, HANNITY ECT. THE MEDIA BLACKOUT ON BAIN OWNING LIMBAUGH, AND HIS REAL REASONS FOR ATTACKING REPUBS FOR EVEN ASKING THE QUESTION?? WAS DISHONEST, AND WE SHOULD REPLACE THE MEDIA..RUNNING OUR GOVT. AND, FEEDING US CRAP!! SO HERES TO YOU RUSH LIMBAUGH!!! YOU LOST EVERY BIT OF CREDIBILITY YOU EVER HAD!!! ITS NOT WRONG TO ASK THE QUESTION, ITS NOT WRONG, TO EXPECT A CANDIDATE TO EXPLAIN!! NOT TO MENTION, SINCE WHEN..? DOES A FINANCIER GET CREDIT FOR ***THE BUSINESS OWNERS IDEAS AND SWEAT??? ROMNEY NEVER MANAGED ANYTHING!!!! THROWING MONEY AT SOMETHING... DOESNT MEAN YOU MADE IT SUCCESSFUL!!! THAT CREDIT GOES TO THE PEOPLE, WHO DID THE ACTUAL...WORK!!! I VOTE PERRY!!! NONE OF YOU MEDIA FOLKS ARE CREDIBLE, YOU CENSORED THE AMERICAN PEOPLE FROM THE TRUTH!!! AND, YOU ARE IN THE PROCESS OF GIVING OBAAM A 2ND TERM WITH HIS CHOICE...ROMNEY!!!

    ONE MORE TIME BAIN OWNS, THE MAIN PUNDITS WHO STARTED THIS SMEAR CAMPAIGN ON THE OTHER REPUBS!!! ROMNEY WAS ASKED POLITELY TO EXPLAIN, HE WAS TOO ARROGANT TO, AND ASSUMED, WE..SHOULD ASSUME, HIS PROPAGANDA IS TRUE!!! NO!!! THE MEDIA, OR OBAMA, WILL NOT FIX THIS RACE WITH THEIR PREFERRED CANDIDATE!!! GET BEHIND PERRY, BEFORE ITS TOO LATE!! *Sorry for caps, im old, want to ck spelling!

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