Is Governor Perdue channeling her message from a Toby Keith song?
It sure seems like it if you read this interview with her from the Charlotte Business Journal.
One of Toby Keith's biggest hits "I Wanna Talk About Me" seems to have been running through the Governor's head during the interview. While the interview is only 16 questions, Perdue refers to herself roughly 68 times.
Check out this passage:
And I have never seen a challenge that I wouldn’t take. I really do
believe in stepping out and trying to push forward…
…I am hopeful that we will soon get to the bottom. I feel good about the
future of America, and I feel great about the future of North Carolina,
and as a result, even in these times that we find ourselves in, I
understand the responsibility to keep the universities, the community
colleges and the public schools strong, and our budget reflects that. I
do understand that the universities…
I guess she really wants to be the one person held responsible for the success or failure of this state, since she constantly refers to herself. Given PPP's latest poll numbers showing her approval rating deteriorating she may want to rethink this strategy.