Perry Leading the Pack in Another Poll

And Allahpundit is almost reduced to a catatonic state, watching his beloved Mittens’ prospects dimming.

But he’s still holding out hope that Palin will enter the race, thus leading to an internecine cage fight allowing Mittens to pick up the wins from the rubble.

(Once again: I would love for Sarah to be our candidate, but I, too, am getting a bit sick and tired of her “too cute by half” routine and, at this point, I really don’t see anything good coming from her throwing her hat in unless you’re a MittensBot hoping to benefit from the conservatives battling it out among themselves and splitting the primary vote. On the other hand, if her strategy has been all along to let the media think that she would do just that, thus acting as a foil, she’s a frackin’ genius and I genuflect in her general direction).

14 comments

  1. 1
    Deathknyte growls and barks:

    It is far too late for her to run.

  2. 2
    lc purple raider growls and barks:

    Perry has pretty much taken all the oxygen out of the room. Sarah ain’t running.

    But let her be coy as hell. She’s the 800 pound gorilla. Let mittens hyperventilate, it will be fun to see his head explode.

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    I don’t think she should run. She needs to keep on doing just what she’s doing. Running interference, and pissing the living hell out of all the Libs. Keep the mediots running in circles and having the freedom to say and do whatever the hell she wants to.

    As for Mittens…someone please handcuff him to McCain and send those two Prom Queen wannabes off into the sunset.

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    LC FORGER - Racist TEAhadi growls and barks:

    Lady M-ITT™-Imperial Sniper G.L.O.R says:

    As for Mittens…someone please handcuff him to McCain and send those two Prom Queen wannabes off into the sunset.

    :em01:

  5. 5
    Lady H growls and barks:

    Texans,

    Y’all know more about Gov Perry than this non-Texan. What do you like about him and what do you dislike?

    I’m just concerned he may be another “compassionate conservative”/RINO like another recent POTUS. (I like GWB, I think he is a good and Godly man, but he foolishly trusted the Democrats, allowed too much spending, compromise and the country was the worse for it.)

  6. 6
    BigDogg growls and barks:

    Perry has his own warts, but he is not in the GWB wing of the Republican party. There’s been plenty written about Perry already, so I won’t repeat all of that. Here’s my sense of the guy:

    I think that, for a long time, he’s kept company in the squishy RINO ranks (esp. coming up in the wake of GWB). As such, his advisers and staff have led him to make some decisions and take some stands that have blown up in his face. The man has guts, however … guts to admit when he’s wrong, and guts to change course when he realizes it. He actually listens to what people have to say, as opposed to telling everyone what he’s going to do in spite of their objections. I think that, lately, he has realized the strength and power of the conservative movement. I think he will give conservatives a strong voice in his policies – but I don’t believe that he’s a rock-ribbed conservative a-la Reagan.

    I think that who he chooses as a running mate will indicate which way his ship is headed. If Perry chooses a strong conservative as his running mate (Bachman, or even Palin), I’d feel confident that he’ll do a great job. If he chooses a flake or a squish (Newt, Christie), then we’re looking at another milquetoast RINO administration.

    Either way, he’s going to clean Zero’s clock.

  7. 7
    Virago growls and barks:

    Either way, he’s going to clean Zero’s clock

    .

    God, I pray you are right.

    I remembered something from way back in the Johnson presidency (yes I’m that old… ). I did forget the speaker who said it, but it was in reference to the “Great Society” BS.

    Someone asked “How do you catch wild pigs”.
    No answer…

    Well first you go to the forest where you know they live, find a nice clearing and place some corn there.
    The wild pigs will find the corn and eat it. Keep doing this slowly week after week. After the pigs get used to going for the corn, put up one side of a pen.

    The pigs will walk around the fence to get to the corn. Wait a while longer, then over time add another side, then another. The pigs will continue to walk around the fence to get to the free corn.

    Finally, add the final side of the fence with an open gate. Wait until all the pigs are in eatting the corn and close the gate.

    Now you have caught your wild pigs. The pigs may squeal and protest their loss of freedom, but all is well when you give them more free corn, because over time they have forgotton what it was like to be wild and forage for there meals.

    This is where I feel our country is at right now. The fourth fence is up, but the gate is still open. The wrong decision in 2012 will shut the gate on our freedoms forever.

    So Bigg Dogg, I do pray you are right.

  8. 8

    Virago @ # 7: That is an old story, but true. I never knew exactly who that was attributed to, but it’s true.

    On the other hand, if her strategy has been all along to let the media think that she would do just that, thus acting as a foil, she’s a frackin’ genius and I genuflect in her general direction).

    In prayer, amen!

  9. 9
    LC Gladiator growls and barks:

    OT but I find this appaling

    Marines in Afghanistan have reportedly been told not to pass gas around Afghans to avoid offending the indigenous population. That’s right, now any leatherneck who lets one rip on patrol with Afghans nearby could receive a a talk from his superior officer. The new flatulence restriction was first picked up by the Military Times, and has since become fodder for online discussion ranging from the curious to the ridiculous. A few military bloggers have taken it seriously and found the ban to be indicative of a trend among military brass of bending over backwards to avoid offending the locals.

    h/t The Blaze

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    LC Gunsniper growls and barks:

    LC Gladiator @ #9:

    Well Damn! How else are our Marines going to drown out the smell of the locals?

  12. 12
    KArnold growls and barks:

    “a trend among military brass of bending over backwards to avoid offending the locals…”

    I can think of four MREs that will have to be eliminated in order to avoid “offending the locals” with untoward flatulence. Do they still offer the ever-popular “Beans and Baby Dicks,” or were they eliminated for not being halal?

    I thought that in the Middle East, ripping out an after-dinner fart was a sign of appreciating a good meal and a compliment to one’s host. Or is that belching that I’m thinking of? I get confused.

    I’m not sure that the whole “bending over backwards so as to not offend the locals” is a winning strategy. Seems to me we’d be better served by breaking everything we can, and then announcing as we leave “don’t make me come back here again, or we’ll do it much worse next time…”

  13. 13

    ‘scuse me for going off topic here, but I just found the laugh of the week:

    our own Neville Chamberlain

    :em05: :em05: :em05: :em07:

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    LC Sir Rurik, K.o.E. growls and barks:

    Wouldn’t Sarah pair admirably with Perry on the ticket? :em03:
    The P&P ticlet, that should make librul heads explode!