Editor’s note: You can’t make this stuff up!
“It turns out former Texas governor Rick Perry, whom I once called ‘another in a growing collection of Republican banditti,’ is about to inherit the department whose name he once could not remember, the Department of Energy,” as Politicususa.com writes.
“Yes, that’s right. Trump met with Perry yesterday at Trump Tower and it is unknown if it was Perry’s utter lack of intellect, his propensity to corruption, or his lying tongue that attracted Trump to him. Or all three.
“Bottom line: the selection should come as no surprise as those are a trifecta of the qualities Trump looks for in cabinet level appointees. In a word, Perry’s got it all.
“In 2011, during a presidential debate, Perry, never the brightest bulb on the tree of conservatism, was trying to name the three federal departments he would eliminate if he were elected. He managed to get out ‘energy’ and ‘commerce’ but could not remember what the Department of Energy was called:
“The third agency of government I would — I would do away with Education, the –Commerce…Commerce and, let’s see. I can’t. The third one, I can’t. Sorry — oops.”
The rest of the article is here.