In Fundraising, Perry Moves To Reassure Donors On Electability

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has leapt to the front of the Republican presidential race with fiery remarks aimed squarely at the party’s conservative base, calling Social Security a “Ponzi scheme” and labeling President Obama “an abject liar” and a “socialist.”
But behind the scenes in meetings with wealthy donors, Perry has struck a far more measured tone, according to participants in several recent events.

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