Shame, not smirks

08/22/2014 5:42 PM

08/22/2014 5:44 PM

Regardless of whether or not the dual indictments against Rick Perry will be proven valid, these are serious charges.

Seeing him smirking on the front page of the newspaper and using his booking as a photo-op to get ice cream cones is shameful and a disgrace to the office of the governor of Texas.

He should be embarrassed and have his tail between his legs.

My husband and I and daughter all are graduates of Texas A&M University. Not all A&M grads are proud of Perry’s leadership or behavior on a state or national level.

No wonder they tell Aggie jokes.

Guess I shouldn’t have said that. Oops.

— Maureen VanZandt, Grapevine

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