RickPAC Political satire: Gov. Rick Perry is a wanted man
Newscast Media HOUSTON—The political and media circus surrounding Texas
Governor Rick Perry never seems to end. Now even Perry is using political satire to
make fun of himself, due to his recent indictment, that many believe is politically
The whole brouhaha started in April when District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg was
arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI).
Perry was faced with the option of either allowing $7.5 million funding to the
department headed by Lehmberg or stopping it. Perry vetoed the funding on the
premise that he could not fund the Public Integrity Unit headed by a D.A. who was
arrested for drunk driving and the only way, as governor, he would allow the funding
was upon her resignation.
The Democrats then filed a lawsuit saying Rick Perry abused his power when he
vetoed the money, and this month Perry found himself facing two felony counts of
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