Perry vows real change if elected (“Uproot Washington” – red meat speech coming Tuesday)
Beaumont Enterprise ^ | November 14, 2011 | Mike Glover
Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 4:54:11 AM by Cincinatus’ Wife
…[Perry] vowed to “uproot the three branches of government and overhaul government.
“They each have contributed to the demise of America,” Perry said. Perry has scheduled an Iowa speech on Tuesday where he plans to lay out details of his overhaul. But he told the activists it will be sweeping and form the basis of the case he will make to activists who will show up for Jan. 3 precinct caucuses.
“The question for Iowans in 50 days is not whether to embrace change, but for Iowans to decide who is the most credible messenger for that change,” said Perry. He says one part of his plan will be to change the way the federal courts work, saying he’s tired of judges he described as “arrogant.”
The Texas Republican said other candidates offer lots of rhetoric on conservative issues, but he has a decade-long record of delivering on them as governor. “Leadership isn’t about style, it’s about substance, about action,” said Perry.
While other candidates tout their anti-abortion views “I signed a budget that defunded Planned Parenthood in Texas,” said Perry.
Perry focused much of his fire on President Obama, saying voters have grown weary of the president, but he was not shy about making the case that he would make a better rival than any of his Republican opponents, largely because he aggressively confronts Obama and offers the most dramatic change.
“I’m in this race for the presidency not because of some lifelong ambition, but because the American people are yearning for someone who will tell them the truth,” said Perry. “If you want real change, if you want to overhaul business as usual, caucus for me.”
… “I, for one, do not believe the people who got us into this mess can get us out of it,”…
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