“You don’t say that the reason you’re not showing up [to debates] is that you can’t handle the pressure or the heat and you might make a gaffe,” [...] “these debates are not covering new ground; we’re not covering new issues.”
Perry’s statements, he concluded, were the equivalent of saying, “Gee, this is really hardball, isn’t it?” [...] What’s more, the gaffes, he concluded, are meant to go away gradually with experience. When you’re playing a difficult song, Huckabee explained, “you don’t put your guitar away” to perfect it.
TEXAS IS GREAT. PERRY.... NOT SO MUCH.