Clinton: Perry a 'Good-Lookin' Rascal'

But Bubba says GOP presidential hopeful's policies are 'crazy'
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 15, 2011 6:19 PM CDT

Here's the backhanded (non-?) endorsement that must keep GOP candidates up at night: Bill Clinton sized up Rick Perry today and thinks "he's a good lookin' rascal," but that Perry's promise to cut back federal government while he rides "on Air Force One, and that Marine One helicopter, and then (goes) to Camp David" is "crazy." Clinton's comments came during a speech before the International Association of Firefighters, reports the AP, and came as part of an overall defense of government. There's extended (though badly shot) video in the gallery. (Read more Bill Clinton stories.)

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