Comment of the Day: Rick Perry to the Rescue

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.

The big news yesterday, of course, was the rolling blackout ordered by ERCOT (Motto: "No one in Houston had heard of us until yesterday") because of the statewide cold snap.

When it looked like the blackouts were ending, at least for a while, one reader made a prediction.

RK wrote:

Countdown to Rick Perry lambasting the Obama administration for the blackout, claiming credit for single-handedly restoring electricity to "all Texans," and then arguing that the blackout is another reason for the state to secede - 10 . . 9 . . . 8 . . 7 . . . 6

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