One of the problems conservatives had in 2010, with the Tea Party being so new, was a lack of vetting. Let's not make the same mistake twice.
Unlike some in the so-called "conservative" media, I've been doing my homework on Rick Perry for some time now. I was never fooled by Slick Rick's August roll out show, and I've been chronicling his problems long before they began to become obvious in the debates. They are collected on this page for your convenience.
Rick Perry's Problems:
IV: Crony Capitalism
IX: Illegal Immigration