John Heilemann on Morning Joe: Is Rick Perry Pulling a Fake Out?


New York columnist John Heilemann stopped by Morning Joe today to discuss this week’s piece on the likelihood of a Rick Perry presidential run, suggesting that we could all just be watching the Texas governor merely pretending to think about running. “I continue to be uncertain whether this is a head-fake in either direction,” Heilemann said. So is this “just for giggles?” asks the Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart. “[Politicians] like attention,” Heilemann explains. So, joke’s on us?