Perry's God: Short On Backpacks and Pencils

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Abby Zimet

While Texas Gov. Rick Perry was praying with 30,000 fellow-believers for all those "who have lost hope," over three times more people short on hope camped out for hours just down the road to get free school supplies - and fresh produce - they desperately need thanks to the $4 billion Perry cut in education funding, while at the same time finding money for bills mandating voter picture i.d's and sonograms for women seeking abortions. The critic who cited him for "executive malpractice" was being too kind.

 

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