Comment of the Day: Maybe It's Not Time For Rick Perry

We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.

So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.

This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.

We pointed you to an epically awful independent video telling people via pseudo-rock music that it's "time for Rick Perry."

Some disagreed.

chef504 wrote:

It's rare that a video would be so capable of inducing the watcher to vomit in their mouth, but this video does. When Perry states in his video that America was built on the backs of the workers does he really know what he is saying? If he means slavery, and exploitation and abuse of Asians, Irish, Italians, and others than he would be correct. It's always interesting when leaders like to remind Americans of the good old days, but what good old days are they referring to? The days when women could not vote. The days when slavery was alright. The days when African Americans had no rights. The days when Native Americans were almost completely wiped out. The days of prohibition when crime was given the perfect scenario to build vast wealth and power. The "good old days", don't really seem that great for many. He can keep the "good old days"! Moving forward as a people seems like a better option then looking back.


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