Stories about political operatives are widely read by insiders – but they honestly bore us to tears.  Seriously – who cares about a candidate’s political operatives are?  Or what they do?  It’s hard enough to get most people to care about the candidates themselves … which makes sense given the self-serving hypocrisy and intellectual dishonesty of the typical American politician.

Also, last time we checked most people are too damn busy struggling through this “recovery” to pay politics much mind (which is just fine with the two-party establishment).

Anyway … we’re making an exception in the case of Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who is in South Carolina this week telling everybody what a “conservative” he is as he lays the groundwork for another presidential campaign.

Is Perry a conservative though?  Hell no … he’s a corporate cronyist of the first order, a guy who has blown hundreds of millions of tax dollars on shady deals benefiting his biggest donors.

Which of course is the establishment “Republican” way …

It makes sense, then, that Perry has hired “two of the most infamous Republican establishment operatives known for trashing conservatives” to manage his presidential destiny.

According to, Perry has hired Henry Barbour (the guy responsible for THIS) and Steve Schmidt (the “brains” behind John McCain’s 2008 campaign).  Both of these operatives have developed reputations for demonizing candidates associated with the limited government, more liberty wing of the “Republican” Party.

He’s also hired a top Democratic attorney – Mark Fabiani – to aid in his defense against corruption charges.  Fabiani is best known for helping Democratic vice-presidnet Al Gore during the 2000 Florida recount.

Anyway … for more on Perry’s South Carolina visit, CLICK HERE.