Rick Perry the prophet

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jul 15, 2011 12:03 PM
We noted a Houston Chronicle report yesterday that Rick Perry told business leaders in May that he believed that he’d been placed in the governor’s office “in this place at this time to do [God’s] will.”

A source points out that this is far from the only time Perry has talked about his political career – and a possible presidential run – in faith-based terms. In an interview on Fox last month, Perry brushed off criticism of his record in Texas by telling Neil Cavuto: “A prophet is generally not loved in their hometown”