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Beem on Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, and Political Rhetoric

Last summer, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a speech in which he outlined his opinion of then presidential candidate Donald Trump:

"He offers a barking carnival act that can be best described as Trumpism: A toxic mix of demagoguery and mean-spiritedness and nonsense that will lead the Republican Party to perdition if pursued ... Let no one be mistaken," Perry said. "Donald Trump's candidacy is a cancer on conservatism, and it must be clearly diagnosed, excised and discarded."

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