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Perry stands ground on Turkey

January 18, 2012

Given an opportunity to revise (back down or retract) his comments he made in Monday’s Republican debate linking Turkey to “Islamic terrorists,” Texas Governor Rick Perry stood his ground on Tuesday.

The Republican presidential candidate made no apology for nearly touching off an international incident with his take on the long-time U.S. ally. Perry defended his view in a CNN interview, hours after Turkey’s response.

Here’s the video:

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Thank god this poor excuse of a man is not going to win the republican parties nomination. I cannot believe that another politician would come along that would make bush jr look intelligent…

Posted by fromthecenter | Report as abusive
 

Apparently “edumacation” is not a Republican strong point. They dont need all that fancy book-learnin.

Posted by HAL.9000 | Report as abusive
 

turns out the impressions of romney by the infidel turks was way more accurate than his of them.

Posted by jcfl | Report as abusive
 

oops – sorry – i meant perry! my bad.

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