The View from the HudsonGoing Nuclear Over Rick Perry

I just wanted share my Facebook status with you. It's a reaction to Rick Perry's career-ending "brain freeze" in which he made a fool of himself in the last Republican debate:  The agency that Ri...

I just wanted share my Facebook status with you. It’s a reaction to Rick Perry’s career-ending “brain freeze” in which he made a fool of himself in the last Republican debate:

The agency that Rick Perry was trying to remember — the third in the list of three that he plans on closing — is the Department of Energy!!! Those are the people who inspect and regulate the **nuclear power plant** that is six miles from my frigging house!! Suddenly, that little gaffe seems neither funny nor like a “human moment.”