Some extra items from Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s visit to Spartanburg on Tuesday. ( Read the full report from The State):
She said the 2016 presidential campaign did not come up. Allison said she didn’t ask because “we figured he wouldn’t be here if he wasn’t interested” in running.
Allison thinks Perry could attract South Carolinians interested in his success as a governor of a large state: “The proof is in the pudding.”
Asked if she thought Perry would appeal to voters as a centrist alternative to libertarian candidates, Allison said, “I think he’s very conservative but realistic.”
He spoke about how Bonham left the fort to find out if help was coming and returned knowing that the Mexicans would attack. With his voice rising, he used The Alamo story to ask GOP supporters to not shy away from a fight.
"I know what’s coming out of that one, which is a statement on the homosexuality and the Boy Scouts," former state party chairman Katon Dawson told The Run 2016. "That’s going to overwhelm the story."