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Rick Perry gets day two at CPAC going with some righteous blue-state bashing

We’ve been fans of alicublog writer Roy Edroso for years. Is there anyone who understands the angst of conservatives better than Roy? He’s our man on the ground at CPAC — ED Texas Governor Rick Perry caught the early bird crowd at CPAC today with some good old blue-state bashing.…

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