Rick Perry is seen as being anti-Gay, pro-Israel, and pro-Pentagon.
His economic record as Governor of Texas is controversial (Rick Perry: Reading the record The Economist)
His problem is allegations about his sex life.
Texas Governor's Gay Sex Scandal Covered in Austin paper.
"All the people that created tradition, created countries & created rules - them fuckers are dead! Why don't you start your own world while you got the chance" - Bill Hicks