- Blame It on No Rain – Kate Galbraith, Texas Monthly
- Dallas Fed Chief Fisher explains Fed dissent, Texas job picture – Steve Goldstein, MarketWatch
- New York exports doctors to Texas – Joseph M. Nixon, New York Post
- Poor management hurts college completion rates – Ronald Trowbridge, Houston Chronicle
- The Bushies' war with Perry – Matt Latimer, Daily Beast
- Criticism From Bush Crowd Could Help Perry – Erin McPike, RealClearPolitics
- Ascension – best case scenario – Weston Hicks, AgendaWise Reports
- The right candidate – Jonah Goldberg, LA Times
- Obama vs Perry on jobs – James Pethokoukis, Reuters
- Perry, Romney offer contrasting approaches to job creation in GOP race – Philip Rucker, Washington Post
- Can Perry keep the heat? – Mark McKinnon, Daily Beast
- Rick Perry Takes Texas Media Strategy To National Stage – Michael Calderon, Huffington Post
- Watching Mouths – Erick Erickson, RedState
- GOP hopeful Rick Perry's passion, impressive record in Texas making Dems nervous – Andrea Tantaros, NYDailyNews.com
- Ron Paul mocks Rick Perry, credits Jon Stewart – Alexander Burns, Politico
Here’s a question about the perennial crank candidate — Does he enjoy hearing himself so much that he will run as an independent after he fails to win the GOP nomination? That could be bad news for the GOP nominee.
- Are Rick Perry’s Fed views extreme for a Republican? – Ezra Klein, Washington Post
The notion that a strong/sound-dollar policy is extreme strikes us as extreme.
- Iowa 2012: An intimate moment with Rick Perry – The Economist
In which The Economist calls Gov. Perry a “prick.”
- Progress Texas takes quick-hit approach to bashing Perry; Faux news organization Texas Independent does its part – Patrick Michels, Texas Independent
- A more candid letter for school parents – Andy Welch, Chron Texas Politics
Andy Welch offers the following as the appropriate message for parents to hear this year. Welch recently retired as communication director for the Austin Independent School District. He previously worked as a reporter at the State Capitol…
This helpful little blurb explains so much about the education coverage we have seen from the state’s lockstep political media (including the oft-repeated falsehood of the “$4 billion” cut to public education spending that wasn’t).