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Perry Became Millionaire In Politics

Since entering public office, Texas governor Rick Perry has profited from multiple land deals that, according to critics, were the result of his political connections. What do you think?

  • “That shows the exact kind of corrupt savvy a president will need to get this country back on track.”

    Dorian Flood
    Unemployed
  • “I'm not buying it. Everybody knows Perry made his millions through a string of prudent livestock investments in the ’80s.”

    Steve Brown
    Gambreler
  • “Yeah, exactly. Being a Texas governor is awesome.”

    Bernard Langford
    Systems Analyst
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