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Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 03/ 1/2011

Rick Perry's media melee

By Melissa Bell
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Gov. Rick Perry (Rodger Mallison/AP/Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

Rick Perry, the governor of Texas, is not having a good few days with the media. First, he blocked a number of Texan journalists from Twitter, creating a hue and cry -- even to the point of some questioning the legality of a such a move. The account is still visible to journalists, they just can't actually follow Perry. (The Post's Alexandra Petri writes, "It's like telling your mother she can't read your diary and then posting it online.")

Then, in an interview on Tuesday, he mistakenly referenced the Mexican city of Juarez as "the most dangerous city in America," providing much mirth for the media. (The Awl's Choire Sicha contends: "I would not agree that Juarez is the most dangerous city in the Americas, either. Have you been to Bogota and St. Louis recently?")

You wonder why he blocked the media in the first place.

By Melissa Bell  | March 1, 2011; 11:04 AM ET
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No he estado en ninguna de esas ciodades tan peligrosas pero con lo que ha dicho el señor Perry de ellas no creo que les haya hecho ninguna buena publicidad turistica.

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