The Corner

Mo. Governor Targets Texas in Twitter War

Rick Perry may have crossed a line in the latest salvo of his nation-wide, pro-Texas ad campaign. After an pro-Texas ad criticizing Missouri governor Jay Nixon’s tax policy aired in his state, Nixon threw a few punches of his own. Using the hashtag #betterthantx, Nixon took to Twitter with a list of ten reasons why Missouri is superior to Texas. Ranging from statistical to the sarcastic, Nixon included such tweets as:  
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But he couldn’t help adding
Now one can only wonder whether Governor Perry will endure this treatment of lying down or take to Twitter and defend Texas’s honor.

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