Rick Perry Knows the Way to Matt Drudge’s Heart

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His campaign leaked its strong fund-raising numbers ($17 million in 49 days) to Drudge, which has been awfully critical of Perry while boosting Romney. Drudge ran the item with a rugged-looking headshot of the governor and a "PERRY POWERHOUSE: PULLS IN $17 MILLION" headline, which for him is the equivalent of suddenly breaking into an avuncular bear hug. [Politico]