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For Perry, Problem Isn't the Planes but the Fuel For Perry, Problem Isn't the Planes but the Fuel

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For Perry, Problem Isn't the Planes but the Fuel

The New York Times has been having a lot of fun bird-dogging GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry's enthusiastic use of corporate jets as governor of Texas.

For the governor, however, the most damaging revelation in the NYT's  latest examination of the travel habits probably isn't the number of times he's hitched rides with well-heeled buddies -- after all, the newspaper notes there's nothing illegal about Perry's practice and he can even argue he saved his state's taxpayers money -- but the one particular trip catalogued in the lead of the story.

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