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Paul Ad: Perry was Gore's "Texas Cheerleader"

In a new ad, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Surfside, hits Gov. Rick Perry for his support of Al Gore's 1988 presidential bid. Paul calls Perry a "Texas cheerleader" who worked to help Gore "undo the Reagan revolution."

Screen grab from Ron Paul ad -- 9/6

In a new ad that Politico says his campaign wants to air during Wednesday night's GOP debate, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Surfside, contrasts his support of Ronald Reagan's bid for the presidency in 1980 to Gov. Rick Perry's backing of Al Gore's White House run in 1988. Paul calls Perry a "Texas cheerleader" who worked to help Gore "undo the Reagan revolution."

 

 

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