Rick Perry schools Barack Obama on the right way, and the wrong way, to go about creating jobs.

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What you hear in the second part of that video is the Perry jobs plan, four conservative principles for governing that lead to a strong economy. Texas’ job creation record stands as the real-world lab test result. True, it’s not a 59-point book-length treatise full of serious-sounding stuff, but just as true, it’s a set of principles that stands a chance of becoming policy because they would guide what a President Perry would do. Candidates can campaign on the Fair Tax or the Flat Tax or 59 Points or even 9-9-9 all they want, but Congress never sees itself as beholden to any of them. These plans are meant to impress, but sit on shelves collecting dust or become weed-gathering links on the campaign web site. I’ll take clear principle directly from the candidate over a staff generated “master plan” that’ll never see the light of day, any day.