Rick Perry has a vision that has very little to do with the principles he espouses in the public forum. And he has left a record that can be used to predict a troubling future for America under a Perry administration.
Rick Perry is clearly positioning himself to enter the Republican presidential primary as a political savior to right-wing activists who are underwhelmed with their choices so far. Yet, he insists that America's problems are beyond human ability to fix.
In staging a distinctly evangelical Christian prayer rally in Houston, Rick Perry has probably boosted his chances of gaining the GOP presidential nomination. But has he done the nation or his faith any good? Almost certainly not.
Texas Governor Rick Perry's choice of allies in launching a massive evangelical "prayer rally" in Houston next month belies his claim that it will be "apolitical" or even quasi-tolerant of non-Christians.