And it targets the guv with some old ammo.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 11:42 a.m.
In case Texans were forlorn about missing out on TV ad wars raging in other states, GOP Gov. Rick Perry popped three new 30-second spots this week painting his Democratic opponent, Bill White, as having been a spendthrift, even unethical mayor of Houston. We've confirmed that one of them has run in Austin; we're not sure if or where (or how often) the ads are running otherwise. Filling the airwaves or not, the ads float new charges we have not reviewed and hammer a few criticisms PolitiFact Texas has heard before...
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, September 17th, 2010 at 07:36 a.m.
Gov. Rick Perry, no fan of the federal government, has said Washington has three responsibilities: extending the military, securing the border and delivering the mail on time. He also says the feds have blown two of those three. We've not asked which one he considers a success, but can't complain about the mail: our (in) box lacks not.
By :: Published on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 06:00 a.m.
That roar in Corpus Christi this weekend? It wasn’t necessarily the surf. Conventioneering Texas Democrats pounded Gov. Rick Perry, lofting some charges we’ve explored before ...
By Meghan Ashford-Grooms :: Published on Monday, June 28th, 2010 at 01:00 p.m.
What keeps Gov. Rick Perry from committing to debate Democratic challenger Bill White? That's none of PolitiFact's business, actually. Yet we were struck by a White shot at Perry tucked into an Austin American-Statesman editorial published Monday. Perry, White said, “doesn’t want to talk about how he’s nearly doubled state spending, doubled state debt and how Texas is facing an $18 billion shortfall.” We can't judge if Perry doesn't want to chat about all that. But...
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, June 21st, 2010 at 10:29 a.m.
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