I hate having my photo taken for a driver’s license or ID of any kind. Somehow I always end up looking like a dufus with my eyes closed. Nick Nolte can relate to a bad photo. We’ve all seen his infamous wild-haired mug shot after a heavy night of drinking.
But this is not true of Rick Perry, or Governor Good Hair as Molly Ivins called him. He could give lessons in posing for suave mug shots. Although his smile does have a hint of the self-satisfied smugness of a politician who has spent a few years too long in public office, 30 and counting. I liked him a whole lot better as a young man, sporting home-made drawers stitched by his mama, who left the family farm in Paint Creek with big dreams and headed off to college at ...