This is really a post for those on the eastern side of the pond, as by now almost everyone in the United States surely must have seen this extraordinary speech made by Rick Perry…
You will notice immediately the clip is eight minutes long, but please do not let that put you off. It is worth your time. Grab a coffee settle back and let it wash over you. The first couple of minutes simply set the pace. Rambling, incoherent, drifting into doubts of his being drunk, or possibly on drugs or even that he’s not quite right, your guess is as good as anyone else’s.
I said from the get go he was hopeless when away from the autocue.
The guy is an embarrasment and I just trust someone puts his candidacy out of our misery soon.
Rich Hall does this sort of stuff for fun.
Copyright David Macadam 2011