The Republican primaries won't lack for candidates with important hair. But even more important, if Perry finds traction (If? When!) will be the story of the Texas drought. Apparently, Texas has had a long history of monster droughts, which gives global warming skeptics an escape hatch. However if the drought continues and gets worse, there is this:
Up in Austin, Gov. Rick Perry is moving toward a run for the presidency. But he has had precious little to say about the drought that is devastating his state. He did organize a prayer for rain back in April. Looking at that blazing hot, clear blue sky up there, it seems heaven isn’t listening.
I have no idea what he ought to be doing, but I suspect the answer is "Something".