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Hipster Rick Perry was creating jobs before it was cool

Beltway Confidential,Charlie Spiering,Analysis

Texas Gov. Rick Perry may be a new grandfather, but he showed up at the RedState convention in Louisiana last Friday wearing edgy new "hipster glasses."

Thanks for having me. I'm hipster Rick Perry.

Glad to be here!
I was creatin' jobs before creatin' jobs was cool.

(Photo by Tabitha Hale)

Ya' see, here's how you succeed as governor. . .

First you get all the jobs. . .

And boom! Economic growth!


Am I running for president in 2016?

Good question. . .

Let me ponder that . . .

and drink some water. . .

Wait. . is that a wink???

Yes sir. Yes it is.

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