Most everybody in Texas is well aware that the only reason Rick Perry is in the race for the Republican presidential nomination is because of Anita Perry. Rick stated over and over again that he did not want to run for president. He was perfectly happy being Texas’ worst governor ever (except for George W.). Anita convinced him that his country needs him. She told him God wants him to be president. The flat out truth of the matter is that Anita wants to be First Lady, which makes this story all the more comical…
TIGERVILLE, SC – An emotional Anita Perry reflected on the “rough month” she and her husband, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, have endured on the campaign trail in a speech Thursday focused largely on faith.
The Texas first lady weaved together religion and politics in a speech at North Greenville University, characterizing her husband’s decision to seek the presidency in August as a calling from God. Perry suggested her husband was being targeted for his evangelical Christian faith.
“It’s been a rough month. We have been brutalized and beaten up and chewed up in the press to where I need this today,” she said. “We are being brutalized by our opponents, and our own party. So much of that is, I think they look at him, because of his faith. He is the only true conservative – well, there are some true conservatives. And they’re there for good reasons. And they may feel like God called them too. But I truly feel like we are here for that purpose.”