Does Rick Perry wear too much jewelry?


Among modern presidential candidates, Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s jewelry is in a class by itself.

As he maneuvers through roiling Republican primary waters, the Texas governor is armed with two big chunks of gold that crowd his left ring finger, flashy cuff links on monogrammed cuffs, a bold chronograph watch and an ever present lapel pin that eschews Old Glory in favor of a more, shall we say, adolescent loyalty: the Boy Scouts.

But Perry wasn’t always like this. Prior to 2004, he wore