Rick Perry's kid-size standoff at Texas border

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry recognizes that a crisis is a terrible thing to waste. Tuesday, wearing his smart glasses, his hands chopping the air, he called out the National Guard to go to the border to deal with the influx of more than 50,000 children crossing into the U.S. illegally.

     "I will not stand idly by while our citizens are under assault and little children from Central America are detained in squalor," Perry said.

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