The Dallas Morning News yesterday noted that Texas Gov. Rick Perry, when he was a Democrat, supported Al Gore’s 1988 presidential campaign. Then it quoted Gov. Perry’s criticism Wednesday of the former vice president’s position on global climate change policy:
Speaking to a builders group in Dallas, Perry — once a Democrat — was asked about his past relationship with Gore.
“Did you get religion? Did he get religion?” a man in the crowd asked. “What has happened since then?”
“I certainly got religion,” Perry responded. “I think he’s gone to hell,” reports the Dallas Morning News.