The world – but, at this point, mostly Texas – waits on word of what Gov. Rick Perry plans to do next: Seek another term as governor in 2014. Run for president in 2016. Neither. Both.
Predicting Perry has never been a particularly useful exercise.
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Jonathan Tilove is the Statesman’s chief political writer. Previously, he spent 25 years as a Washington correspondent and has covered race and immigration issues. He blogs most weekdays at statesman.com/firstreading.