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Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Calls on Texans to 'Dis-Elect' 'Authoritarian...Dictatorial, Unacceptable American' Rick Perry


"Get rid of the guy."

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Feminist icon and activist Gloria Steinem doesn't much care for Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

"He personally will go down in history as an authoritarian -- a dictatorial, unacceptable American," the 78-year-old Steinem told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Friday.

She said the Republican governor and former presidential candidate has made a lasting mark by overseeing recent efforts to have Planned Parenthood funding cut off in the state.

Women are "suffering from the lack of healthcare" because of Perry's actions and the federal dollars lost to Texas because of him, Steinem added.

She told the newspaper Texans should "dis-elect him, get rid of him, get rid of the guy."

"Can't you impeach him?" she asked.

It's not the first time Steinem has criticized Perry -- in 2011, she referred to him, Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann all as "people our founders came to this country to escape."

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