Perry Disgusted by Cartoon Depicting Explosion
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 Perry Disgusted by Cartoon Depicting Explosion
Apr 26, 2013 | 2168 views | 1 1 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend | print | permalink
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday he's disgusted with a Sacramento Bee cartoon that depicts him boasting about business booming in his state and then shows an explosion, and says he wants an apology from the newspaper on behalf of a town where 14 people died in a fertilizer plant blast last week. 
The cartoon in Thursday's edition shows Perry crowing that "Business is Booming," flanked by signs saying "Low Tax!" "`Low Regs!," a play on the Republican's often-repeated mantra that his state's low-regulation, business-friendly climate has its economy humming. 
The next panel reads "Boom!" as a blast engulfs the area behind the governor and his signs. 
An April 17 explosion in the town of West, Texas, outside Waco, killed 17 people, left a crater more than 90 feet wide and is estimated to have caused more than $100 million in damage. The blast occurred moments after a fire was reported at the West Fertilizer plant. Ten of those killed were first responders who rushed to the nighttime blaze.

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April 26, 2013
"Low Regs", enough said...