David Edwards (Raw Story) with video (02:43) from Countdown:
Rolling Stone contributor Matt Taibbi says that Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has “just kind of lost it.”
Over the weekend, Perry gave an odd speech in New Hampshire that quickly went viral and caused some to suggest that he might be medicated or drunk.
“When he felt like he was on his own turf, he comes across as a very commanding, slick, smooth politician,” Taibbi told Current TV’s Keith Olbermann Monday. “But as soon as he got into the rigors of the campaign — you know, some people can just kind of handle having their lives torn apart on national television and other people just can’t. And I think he’s just one of those guys.” MORE...