Rick Perry has a history of acrimony with George W. Bush

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jun 30, 2011 3:34 PM
Rick Perry has a history of acrimony with George W. Bush
Reporting from Austin, Texas— Rick Perry was in Iowa three years ago, talking up a favored candidate, when the subject turned to George W. Bush, the president and a fellow Republican who preceded Perry as Texas governor. Bush, or "George," as Perry called him, was no fiscal conservative — "never was" — and his work on tort reform, a subject dear to Republican hearts, paled next to Perry's achievements, the governor said.