This site contains images and excerpts the use of which have not been pre-authorized. This material is made available for the purpose of analysis and critique, as well as to advance the understanding of political, media and cultural issues. The ‘fair use’ of such material is provided for under U.S. Copyright Law. In accordance with U.S. Code Title 17, Section 107, material on this site (along with credit links and attributions to original sources) is viewable for educational and intellectual purposes. If you are interested in using any copyrighted material from this site for any reason that goes beyond ‘fair use,’ you must first obtain permission from the copyright owner.
“Jerry Litzel, who also attended the speech here, seemed similarly of two minds about the candidate. “I just like the way he talks — like a tough Texan,” Mr. Litzel said, before adding that he was not sure he liked Mr. Perry’s political positions, partly because he could not figure out what they are.”Advice on Debt? Europe Suggests U.S. Can Keep It). Apparently, they are tired of being lectured by Americans when our system is weaker than theirs. It’s not what the caption reads, but it might as well say: “Sticking a fork in American exceptionalism, especially when a financially-floundering U.S.A. takes it for granted.
In the second photo, accompanying the piece linked above, the photo editors nail it again, the expression of “name tag guy” on the left looking at Mr. Perry as if seeing right through the “charisma pass” the Governor received to the GOP “top tier.”
(photo: Adam Nurkiewicz/AFP/Getty caption: U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner (l.) speaks at a meeting in Poland of European finance ministers and central bankers.photo: Charlie Neibergall/Associated Press caption: Gov. Rick Perry of Texas on Thursday took his budding presidential campaign to Jefferson, Iowa.)