Skip to comments.Huckabee: Perry 'not prepared ... looked dumbfounded'
Posted on 09/25/2011 11:48:10 PM PDT by grassboots.org
Mike Huckabee, the former presidential candidate and certified non-fan of Rick Perry, says the Texas governor isn't ready for the 2012 primetime.
Perry's latest debate performance showed he is "not prepared for the pressure of the presidential stage yet," Huckabee said on Fox News Saturday. "Rick Perry's got a struggle ahead of him."
Huckabee compared Perry to 2008 presidential candidate Fred Thompson, who entered the race late to huge anticipation and quickly ran out of steam. During that campaign, Huckabee sought Perry's endorsement, only to see his neighboring governor back Rudy Giuliani.
The former Arkansas governor said Perry fumbled the debate question about his support for giving in-state college tuition to the children of illegal immigrants. Perry's problem, Huckabee said, was that he positioned himself "really in opposition to the [GOP] base."
"Rick Perry could have answered that in a way that could have defused it," Huckabee said. "Were not talking about people who just showed up to go to college, were talking about people we educated in our schools."
Instead, Huckabee jabbed: "He just looked dumbfounded."
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“Rick Perry could have answered that in a way that could have defused it,” Huckabee said. “Were not talking about people who just showed up to go to college, were talking about people we educated in our schools.”
huck had his own problems with us heartless conservatives
Seems like Huckabee, Perry, and Gingrich are all “damaged goods” in that they’ve done something in office or in their private life that betrays a serious error in judgement on their part.
Yes, all that brain power of huckster shinning through, his advice was, you need to learn to lie better.
My mom always told me that if you can’t say anything good about someone, don’t say anything at all.
I have NOTHING good to say about HUCKABEE, or his buddy OBAMA. I don’t believe anything good as ever come from with Arkansas or Illinois. Both trash states. I live in California right now and this state is just as bad, if not worse, than them.
Perry is awful.
Perry endorsed Giuliani?! Hardly a conservative choice.
It's like Twitter was made for him. LoL!
Hahahahahahahaha! too true!
“Yes, all that brain power of huckster shinning through, his advice was, you need to learn to lie better.”
Exactly. He had no problem with the content.
Of course, you lie, when you suggest that Huckabee’s answer is a lie. At least in Arkansas, and I assume Texas, those who go t the in-state tuition had to go to schools in the state all four years of high school.
Yes, Nitehawk0325, nothing good ever came out of California.
Now where is it you say you are from, now?
You need to work on the reading thing. I said hucksters advice was to lie better. And illegal is illegal. You and perry have a problem with that little fact.
There you go again. What lie was Huckabee suggesting?
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