Rick Perry Cites Mainstream American Music to Make Point About Pushing Back Against the American Mainstream


Even a casual listener of the Dave Matthews Band or The Police must nod his/her head in ascent [sic] at the notion that we are all like ‘ants marching’ or ‘packed like lemmings into shiny metal boxes, contestants in a suicidal race.’ Life should be simpler, slower. We should have more meals with our family, with the television turned off and conversation turned on.” — The Texas governor and apparently more-than-casual DMB fan, in his lesser-known 2008 book. [HuffPo]