Monday, September 19, 2011
Yep. The Democrats have a problem this year... and it is NOT just President Obama.
It is perhaps in the area of personal style that the two men are most different.
Consider how they approached the rite of eating a corn dog when they visited the Iowa State Fair last month. When a fair vendor handed Romney a vegetarian corn dog, he politely took it, turned his back to the cameras following him, took a delicate bite from the side and hurried along so he wouldn’t be photographed sticking the deep-fried foot-long in his mouth.
Perry, meanwhile, took a big bite of his corn dog, top first, photographic evidence of which raced around the Internet.
“A guy gave me a corny dog and it looked beautiful,” Perry recalled a few days later in South Carolina. “I took a big ol’ bite out of it and I thought, it kind of has an odd taste. He said, ‘It’s a vegetarian one. How do you like it, sir?’ ”
Stirring his audience of apparent meat lovers, Perry continued his riff.
“Let’s see,” he said, “I think [I ate] boiled egg on a stick and finished up with pork chop on a stick. So I got my protein that day!”
READ MORE AT http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/front-runners-mitt-romney-rick-perry-define-two-wings-of-republican-party/2011/09/10/gIQAk5R1cK_story_2.html