The Texas governor and front-running GOP presidential candidate appeared on the Laura Ingraham Show today and addressed many issues — the GOP establishment’s criticisms of him, how he would handle the economic and military rise of China, the Obama administration’s smears of Texas educational record, how Romney’s Massachusetts health care plan is a “huge problem for him,” and several other issues. Take a listen.

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If you haven’t read it yet, it’s worth a few minutes of your time to read Roger’s article about an ebook on how Perry and his team run campaigns. I read the book last night, which covered some of what I saw up close last year as Perry defeated Democrat Bill White. Perry’s team threw out the old political campaign rule book in 2010, much to the chagrin of a lot of consultants. They ran a campaign unlike any other we’ve ever seen, and unlike any that either Perry’s GOP rivals or President Obama’s campaign team seem to be prepared for.

Given the two people involved in this interview, I feel that it’s only fair that I do some disclosing: I worked for the Republican Party of Texas during most of Perry’s 2010 re-election run, and I was producer of the Laura Ingraham Show before working for the Texas GOP.