On that Chris Bell lawsuit...
Why exactly would the Perry campaign knowingly violate state law when there was absolutely no possibility of defeat? I know politicians often do crazy things under the stress of an election, but there was no rational reason to think defeat was possible. [Remember Chris Bell's quote that "You could be a corpse and get 31 percent as the Democratic nominee..." Bell got 29.8% of the vote.]
Therefore, I find it awfully hard to believe that Perry's campaign would've intentionally violated state law.
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