Perry: I'll Send Bureaucrats to a 'God-Awful Place'
He says it would be his way or the highway
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Nov 30, 2011 11:40 AM CST
Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to potential voters at a campaign town hall in Derry, N.H., Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011.   (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

(Newser) – Watch out federal workers: If you don’t agree with his small-government views, President Rick Perry would send you to someplace like Siberia. At a campaign event in New Hampshire today, Perry vowed to fill the government with “individuals that understand my core philosophy that government should do a few things, but do those few things really, really well,” the Washington Post reports.

Perry said he’d deconstruct the EPA, for example, and bring Health and Human Services to heel. And if the agencies don’t fall in line? “I don’t think you can fire federal bureaucrats,” he said, “but you can reassign them. So, but reassign them to some really God-awful place." The line drew chuckles from the crowd.

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Threadjack
Dec 1, 2011 12:06 AM CST
it wont matter, because youll never get enough shit kickers to vote your dumbass in.
Count-Spatula
Nov 30, 2011 11:38 PM CST
With what, a magic wand? ...you stupid Aggie hick!
WarmWeatherGuy
Nov 30, 2011 7:47 PM CST
Not just an awful place but a God-awful place. I guess Perry and God are not on good terms. God told us He doesn't support Perry via the failed rain prayer. I guess Perry is pissed at God for leaving him out to hang and now is using His name (God) to mean something really, really bad.