Says political theorist John West here:
Earlier this summer, Perry's education commissioner recommended for use supplementary science curricula that fail to offer any critical analysis of Darwinian claims, contrary to the state's own science standards. At the same time, Perry's education commissioner allowed his staff to spike the one proposed curriculum that did try to follow the Texas science standards.
Presumably, he thinks everyone who supports him is dumb as a post.
More on him here.
West thinks Bachmann is sincere, by contrast, based on her record in Minnesota.
More on her here.