The PJ Tatler

Infographic: How the Texas Economy Stacks Up Nationally

Consider this an answer to some lackluster debate performances, and evidence that a certain governor’s jobs plan seems to be working just fine.

It’s somewhat amusing to see the Texas that has been hailed as a conservative success story over the past few years suddenly bashed for political purposes because its governor is running for president. Whatever you want to say about the Lone Star State’s record, it isn’t all hat and no cattle.

More: The idea that Perry has been dealt “four aces” and all he had to do was get out of the way is false, and undermines the conservative argument for leading by keeping government small, regulations fair and predictable, and keeping the tax burden low.