Says country might need more than 40 years to recover if Obama is re-elected.
Perry adds hearing 9-9-9 makes her want to call 911.
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams does full spot on her remarks, including shots at Cain and Obama.
EARLIER: At South Carolina campaign event, Texas’ First Lady says press targeting Texas topper because of his evangelical beliefs.
Mrs. Perry: “It’s been a rough month. We have been brutalized and beaten up and chewed up in the press to where I need this today. We are being brutalized by our opponents, and our own party. So much of that is, I think they look at him, because of his faith. He is the only true conservative – well, there are some true conservatives. And they’re there for good reasons. And they may feel like God called them too. But I truly feel like we are here for that purpose.”
Also: Says husband’s decision to run spurred by God, “burning bush” moment.