To Try to Predict Perry's Future, Look to His Past

Just listen to him. Rick Perry is saying he might run for another term as governor and that he has not ruled out the possibility of another run for president.

Set aside what you think of that, whether you are for him or against him, what you think the odds of success might be.

Remember this: In his long history in state politics — closing in on three decades — Perry has run for everything he said he was going to run for.

Given his history, the safest assumption is that Perry will be on the ballot again in 2014, running for ...

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