With just over a week left before the primary, Gov. Rick Perry's tapping into an anti-government groundswell with his latest ad. It's called "Tenth Amendment."
The Tenth Amendment has been a reliable touchstone this primary season. In the ad, Perry, hunched over in front of a Texas flag, explains that "Washington is broken." He defends his decision to reject "federal dollars with strings attached," because, he says, "We believe that Texans, not federal bureaucrats know what's best for our state." He also indirectly cites the recent lawsuit the state has filed against the Environmental Protection Agency, saying he will "fight misguided health and energy policies that will raise taxes on our families."
He doesn't target any specific Washingtonians or federal bureaucrats, so let us know if you happen to be aware of anyone in the federal government that Perry might have a beef with.
Here's the ad: