It is 'Ross for Boss' in Dallas

David Usborne
Wednesday 01 July 1992 23:02

DALLAS - In car parks, in downtown bars and on the radio airwaves, Perot-mania rages on, especially in Dallas, Texas, home- base to Ross Perot, the would-be President of the United States, writes David Usborne.

For the bumper-sticker and badge brigade, it is a heaven-sent gold rush. 'I'm doing so good, I can't stand it,' laughed Bill Gorman, a novelty entrepreneur. Used to grossing dollars 100,000 ( pounds 52,000) annually, he expects to make dollars 1m on Perot ephemera this year. The slogans - 'Ross for Boss' and 'Perot the Real Texan for President' - are printed on T-shirts, car stickers, badges, baseball caps and even watches and fountain pens.

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