During an interview with the Washington Post, Rick Perry made the case that he is a different candidate today than the one who failed to name the third government agency he wanted to eliminate.
This “substantially different, versed candidate,” as he refers to himself, doesn’t give two shits about income inequality because the bible says the poor are here to stay so why bother doing anything about it?
“Biblically, the poor are always going to be with us in some form or fashion,” he said. He cited statistics showing that since he took office in 2000, wages have increased among all four income quartiles. […]
Perry acknowledged that the richest Texans have experienced the greatest amount of earnings growth, but dismissed the notion that income inequality is a problem in the state, saying, “We don’t grapple with that here.”
Rick Perry 2016: We Don’t Grapple With That
Free Market Jesus didn’t lift a finger to help the poor because the poor were exactly where they’re suppose to be.