DC Trawler

Kinky Friedman endorses Rick Perry

Yep. And Kinky — country musician, mystery novelist, self-described “Original Texas Jewboy,” and all-around raconteur — ran as an independent against Perry for Governor of Texas back in ’06. Why the change of heart? Among other things:

Obama has done for the economy what pantyhose did for foreplay.

That’s the only quote you get. If I quoted any more, I’d just have to repost the whole thing. You’ll need to read the rest for yourself.

To learn more about this true American original, read this excellent profile of Kinky and his antipathy toward Perry during the gubernatorial campaign, by my hated nemesis Matt Labash. But first, listen to this:

Either that sealed the deal or it didn’t. Won’t be too surprising which team is which. Everybody clear some room so the frowny-faces can get right up to the front of the stage. Then it’ll be easier to point and laugh at them.