rick perry was indicted on two felony charges in 2014. abuse of power charges related to his time as texas governor. this mugshot was taken in august 2014. the governor made sure to take a handsome mugshot with a big smile. and he actually turned that arraignment that day into a big happy political event. he had cheering supporters outside the courthouse. he gave kind of a simultaneously triumphant and defiant speech from the courthouse steps. afterwards, he invited reporters to go out to ice cream with them after his arraignment. i'm not kidding. rick perry put the happiest possible spin on his felony criminal indictment. but it still did seem to just kind of linger on like an old cooking smell you can't quite get out of the kitchen even when you open the windows. as 2014 turned to 2015 and he tried to mount his second run for president, this indictment thing just hung around. it had to be mentioned by anybody who talked about him for any length of time. that run for president didn't last all that long. governor perry made basically no i
it did stick to rick perry because there was a preexisting worry about rick perry maybe being a little dim. these things stick to you not necessarily because of how bad they are in absolute terms. they stick to you when they confirm what is already feared about you. people covering marco rubio and people who are close to marco rubio have been wondering for years now. they sometimes been putting in print their fears that maybe he's a computer program. maybe he's a robot. that he's fake. he memorizes things. beyond that he malfunctions. saturday night's debate what marco did under that question, at least that's likely to stick. at least for a while. this was the front page of the boston herald the morning after the debate. it's a boston paper but they have big readership in new hampshire in southern new hampshire which is where marco rubio needs to perform best. choke. that front page has got to hurt. what's got to hurt even more is photo copy offense that being slipped under wind shield wipers at marco rubio events in new hampshire ever since the boston herald came out. jeb bush super p
we had to wait until september for the first one out, rick perry. he got out september 11th. then scott walker. since then it's been slow. he had to wait another 58 days for another one to drop out and then finally george got out at the end of december. it seems like nobody wants to leave until some votes started coming in. now since iowa we're finally saying good bye to some people. since iowa we've lost rick huckabee and rick santorum and rand paul and then carly fiorina and then chris christie. governor christie was not on track to make it into the republican debate. carly fiorina not on the slate so to them we say good bye. we've been waiting a long time. let's puff carly fiorina and chris christie off the list. this remains the republican slate of candidates for this party's presidential nomination this year. the guy on the bottom, that's my boyfriend, jim gill more. he got ten times as many votes in new hampshire as he did in iowa. that does it for us tonight. thanks for being with us. >> rachel that just went viral. quote, that's my boyfriend.
line it was 17 candidates. 17 people actually running and from the initial 17, we first lost, rick perry, 100 days after he jumped in, he jumped out. ten days after that we lost scott walker. poof. then it was almost two months before we got to poof anybody else. the next one we got to poof was bobby jindal in november. in december we poofed lindsey graham and at christmastime we got to poof george pitaki. everybody stuck it out until iowa. then new hampshire came along on february 10th and new hampshire poofed chris christie and carly fiorina and jim gilmore. now, i can't believe it's time to do this. i can't believe the republican will try to win a race without the benefit of richard nixon or a member of the bush family on the ticket. hasn't worked since 1928, you guys. they are doing it. here it comes. say it with me now. three, two, one, poof. poof, jeb bush. best of luck to you sir. it was a terrible campaign for jeb bush. now it's over. now who's going to make all the funny noises on the campaign trail? >> err. blah, blah. [ dog barking sound ] >> please clap. you move like you mea
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