According to Chris Cillizza, this guy did. Why? The very week he was supposed to wow us with the flat tax idea, he brings up the validity of Obama’s birth certificate. Then:
“Doubling down, inexplicably, Perry explained to CNBC’s John Harwoodthat he was flirting with birtherism because “it’s fun to — to poke at him a little bit and say, ‘Hey, how about — let’s see your grades and your birth certificate.’ ”
To say the least, this antagonism is not the most Presidential behavior no matter how much the GOP voters supposedly want a “red meat” candidate. Will Perry be able to resurrect his fledgling campaign?