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Jen Sorensen
© Jen Sorensen

The full quote from Rick Perry, along with a response from the editor of the paper.

Here’s the original comic, and the cartoonist’s blog entry defending the comic:

Jack Ohman
© Jack Ohman

If you have any doubts that better regulations and enforcement of current regulations could have prevented this disaster, read this full report.



  1. Tim in VA wrote:

    There are reasons Perry wasn’t the Republican nominee for President in 2012. This demonstrates more than one of them.

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 10:53 am | Permalink
  2. Don in Waco wrote:

    The best regulation of ammonium nitrate may prove to be economic in that 1)liability insurance will likely go through the roof (accidental pun but I’m going with it anyway) and 2) its more expensive than other fertilizers already, without the added risk factors.

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 4:05 pm | Permalink
  3. Don in Waco wrote:

    Dang we must have had at least a 2 day streak going without a Texas politician saying something stupid that made national news. Texas politicians: providing blog fodder to the world. Yeehaw.

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 4:23 pm | Permalink