Katie Pavlich

As Erika reported earlier, President Obama believes Americans have "been a little lazy" when it comes to growing the economy, creating jobs and being innovative. Now, GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry, who grew up ranching and farming, is out with a new ad refuting Obama's "blame Americans first" philosophy, saying his remarks are "pathetic."


As I've said before, it's a shame Perry is such a terrible debater, because his ad team is brilliant.

Katie Pavlich

Katie Pavlich is the Editor at Townhall.com. Follow her on Twitter @katiepavlich. She is a New York Times Best Selling author. Her new book Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women, will be published on July 8, 2014.

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