In Border Crisis, Perry Finds a Political Advantage

Even if you believe that Gov. Rick Perry’s motivations are purely about the security of the border between Texas and Mexico, his running dispute with the federal government makes for good politics.

“What has to be addressed is the security of the border,” Perry said on Sunday on ABC’s This Week. “You know that. I know that. The president of the United States knows that. I don't believe he particularly cares whether or not the border of the United States is — is secure, and that's the reason there's been this lack of effort, this ...

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