Is Rick Perry Viable for 2016?

If Perry can get this thing behind him quickly, it becomes a somewhat useful talking point for him on the campaign trail. If not, it really could be a severe problem.
No one has ever done what he’s trying to do.

I'm slightly hesitant to say much about Governor Rick Perry's indictment that came down Friday (overview here), since I'm surely no expert on the relevant Texas laws. What I can say is it certainly doesn't smell kosher to me. As I scanned some of the various commentaries, the consensus seemed to be that the indictment lay somewhere between highly dicey and totally without merit.

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