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Perry: Still Waiting for Obama to Thank Me ‘for Saving Our Bacon’



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Without Texas, President Obama would be facing a much worse economic situation, and Governor Rick Perry is holding out for a thank you. With the Lone Star state leading the nation in job creation the last five years, as well as creating nearly one-third of all American jobs over the last decade, Perry boasted about his state’s success during his time in office.

“If it hadn’t been for Texas, the United States, for those mid-wage jobs in particular, would be underwater,” he told MSNBC. “I keep waiting for President Obama to call me and say, ‘Hey, thanks for saving our bacon here.’”



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