My faith in humanity is a little bit more restored. Not so much in Texans, but the rest of humanity.
Declines in support for Rick Perry since his announcement of his candidacy for president. So far, the better he is known, the worse he does. He may yet turn that around, but it’s a problem for his campaign.
From Nate Silver at fivethirtyeight.
For me, the most telling moment last night was when the audience cheered when Rick Perry was asked about overseeing the executions of 234 people as Governor.
Those cheers reminded me that the Romans pretty much had a handle on the way politics works, “Christian” or not:
It’s all blood and circuses.
What he said.