Rick Perry opens the door to 2012 bid

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: May 27, 2011 2:00 PM
Rick Perry opens the door to 2012 bid
Texas Gov. Rick Perry acknowledged Friday that he will consider a bid for president, reversing his past opposition to the race and setting up a period of intense speculation about whether he will run and whether he can win.

"I'm gonna think about it," Perry said when asked about the presidential race.

Perry chief of staff Ray Sullivan said earlier this week that the praise the governor has won from the likes of conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh — among others — has made an impact.