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Rick Perry, Rand Paul take aim at Obama, Hillary Clinton at Koch event
Rick Perry, Rand Paul take aim at Obama, Hillary Clinton at Koch event

Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, already sounding like announced presidential candidates, appeared before several thousand conservative activists in Dallas on Friday to attack President Obama and Hillary Clinton while laying out their respective platforms. Perry derided what he called Obama’s “era of lawlessness,” comparing it — in a nod to Tea Party activists — to British rule over American colonists. “We need to make Washington as inconsequential in our lives as we can,” he said to more applause. He added with a chuckle, “In Texas, we actually do pretty well without Washington’s advice.” Perry, who has made...

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