It’s the New York Times so its gotta be true. And I say that because you’re gonna swear on a stack of Bibles that this is satire.
A trail-worn herd of Republicans have decided that they need to stop Donald Trump. And how are they gonna do it? Well, first by circulating memos and threatening to have a meeting.
Among the recruits under discussion are Tom Coburn, a former Oklahoma senator who has told associates that he would be open to running, and Rick Perry, the former Texas governor who was suggested as a possible third-party candidate at a meeting of conservative activists on Thursday in Washington.
Yes, that Rick Perry. And that idea was so eerily weird that the New York Times felt moved to add a picture of Rick Perry just so you’d know they meant that Rick Perry.
They are pondering having him run as an independent. Honey, Rick Perry can’t even go to the bathroom by himself. He does not know the meaning of the word independent. And a lot of other words, too.
However, there would be some joy in history remembering Rick Perry as the man who put a Democratic in the White House.
Crossposted at juanitajean.com