Former Reformer

in Hits & Misses by
“I just love talkin’ to you press bozos!
I could just read you the ingredients
off the back of a soda cracker box
and y’all would lose your
goddamned minds!”

H. Ross Perot
Billionaire, Texan, sideshow.
June 27, 1930 – July 9, 2019.
Aged 89 years.

Most recognized for: A quirky and cartoonish hayseed out of Texarkana, he was the most successful 3rd party candidate since Teddy Roosevelt. But before he became a sound-bite grabber’s wet dream, he made his fortune in computers… and despite having once lost $450M in a single day on the NYSE in the 70’s, he bankrolled prisoner extractions out of Iran, gave Steve Jobs $20M when he got kicked out of Apple, and purchased an original copy of the Magna Carta… when he really should’ve been funding a cure for leukemia.