Wednesday, April 28, 2010

How much of a Badass is YOUR Governor?

AP, Austin, Texas -

Pistol-packing Texas Gov. Rick Perry has a message for wily coyotes out there: Don't mess with my dog.

Perry told The Associated Press on Tuesday he needed just one shot from the laser-sighted pistol he sometimes carries while jogging to take down a coyote that menaced his puppy during a February run near Austin.

You can read the whole thing, but that pretty much sums it up :)

The AP reporter refers to the laser sight as a "laser pointer" at one point, and I thought it funny that the Department of Public Safety's Spokesperson's last name is "Mange"...

Does YOUR Governor exercise his Second Amendment right?

1 comment:

Bitmap said...

From the article:
" . . . loaded with hollow-point bullets . . . "

OMG!!! Hollow-point bullets!!! Can you believe it!??

With a .380 I would hope he had it loaded with the best ammo he could find.

Another funny quote:
"Perry carries the pistol in a belt."

That must be a big belt. Maybe it is a tool belt?

Another funny quote by Perry:
"By this time I had taken my weapon out and charged it."

Does that mean he was carrying his handgun in Condition 3? Wow. I'm glad he's ready for action. The coyote could have snatched his dog and been gone before he could have done anything.

I think the funniest part was this:
"Perry's security detail was not required to file a report about the governor discharging a weapon, said Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Tela Mange."

So he had a security detail there? Why didn't they just take the coyote into custody? They could have shielded the dog with their bodies. LOL I guess the governor's dog doesn't qualify for that level of protection.