CA Dem Party Slams GOP Candidate Perry, Says He's Not What Californians Want
Election 2012 approaches, and with possible candidates just now making declarations of their intent to (not) run, those who are already in the race have been making appearances and raising bucks. Now the California Democratic Chairman John Burton has released a statement on Texas Governor Rick Perry’s California Fundraising Swing, and he says Perry is not what our state wants.
Like all the Republican candidates running for President, Rick Perry wants to double down on weakening the security and stability American families want, need and deserve. He and his Republican cohorts would repeal Wall Street reform, end Medicare and gut funding for K-12 education leaving American children ill prepared to compete in an increasingly demanding economy, all so that millionaires and billionaires can keep their tax breaks. That’s not the type of leadership Californians are looking for and they will reject Rick Perry and the rest of the Republican field’s extreme policies.
Perry might not also be the favorite among potential voters. A couple of recent polls find him losing ground to Herman Cain, and he's taking some heat for his stance on Confederate symbols. Now Perry, along with fellow GOP candidates Mitt Romney and John Huntsman are boycotting a scheduled Univision debate, at the urging of Florida's GOP, which may affect how voters around the nation, including here in California, feel about him.