Podcast: What Do Latinos Think of Rick Perry?


Texas Governor Rick Perry.

In Texas, Rick Perry is a household name. Now the rest of the country is getting to know the Texas governor as he runs for president. Perry’s record on immigration is more moderate than a number of his conservative rivals for the Republican presidential nomination, but he’s recently changed his tune on the issue.

So who is Rick Perry, and what has been his relationship with Latinos in Texas? Marisa Treviño, writer and publisher of the blog Latina Lista, has been following Rick Perry and the 2012 presidential race. She joins FI2W’s John Rudolph on this week’s podcast.

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