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Happy Hanukkah! Here’s Rick Perry Dancing

Happy Hanukkah! Here’s Rick Perry Dancing

Great Governor, or GREATEST Governor?

There are many, many reasons I adore Governor Perry, the least of which is his penchant for engaging in cultural activities.

This little gem dates back all the way to the turn of the decade when Governor Perry met with a delegation of Texas Jewish leaders on the first full day of Hanukkah. It’s one of those moments that deserves a yearly refresher because it’s just that good.

And this is my Hanukkah gift to you, that you may always enjoy dancing around a desk like Governor Good Hair:

But once simply isn’t good enough. Friday, the good Governor was spotted outside of the Texas State Capitol celebrating. Again:

Perry dances with the Jews, again

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Yom chag shemeach! A Happy Chanukah!

New evidence indicates that the celebration of Hanunkka could be much older than was thought…

Elect me governor of Texas and here’s the deal. It will only be for one term. I don’t want to have anything to do with government. I will just be there for the perks. All the BBQ I can eat. Meeting pretty Texas ladies, hunting on hill country ranches. Getting invited on fishing trips, drinking beer with buddies (that pretty much includes anyone in Texas that fishes and drinks beer).

The only governmental action I would take is asking Joe Cotton to reopen his Robstown BBQ restaurant. Well, that and selling Austin to Massachusetts.

So we’re pretty sure these guys are Jewish, and not just ZZ Top fans?

I had no idea Rick Perry was such a mensch! Very cool guy!

Well, not the GREATEST governor. I expect Abbot to be better than him. And Walker is much better. But he’s pretty good. I’d trade Cuomo for him any day.

Rick Perry has retained as advisors to his pres. campaign two of the worst cancers in this country, Henry Barbour and Steve Schmidt. Perry even hired RNC official Henry Barbour AFTER Barbour ran the hateful, race-baiting 2014 Mississippi GOP primary and runoff. I mentioned this in a comment a few days ago to another post on Legal Insurrection by someone promoting Rick Perry. Who in their right mind would support someone who hired Henry Barbour and Steve Schmidt as advisors? Apparently Legal Insurrection doesn’t see this as a problem. “Longtime national operatives Terry Nelson, Steve Schmidt and Henry Barbour also are advising (Rick) Perry.” Washington Post, 12/9/14.

I am surprised at your use of the goodhair label especially in this context.
As noted above Perry is not the greatest Gov but he wasn’t all bad.

    MarlaHughes in reply to RWGinger. | December 18, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    I took the reference to be a good natured dig at Governor Perry, who already has my vote for President sewn up unless he messes on a major level. He reminds me of the JEB who was my own Governor here in Florida, completely unrelated to the JEB who just announced he’s looking into running for President.

Guess what? Obama politicized the Chanukah party at the White House. An unremarkable ceremony that honors Jewish US citizens was used to score a humiliating political point at the expense of Israel.

I am glad that Perry did not pander by wearing a yamaka but, come on, how could he resist one of those very cool fedoras?

Catholics are familiar with the story of Hanukkah because their bible includes the two books of the Maccabees, the story of the Jewish revolt against the Seleucid Empire.