Perry Reads Letterman Top 10

    Republican Presidential candidate Rick Perry presents the "Top Ten Rick Perry Excuses" when he visits CBS' LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 on the CBS Television Network. The Top Ten topic refers to Gov. Perry's gaffe during Wednesday night's Republican Presidential debate, in which he promised during the debate to eliminate three federal agencies if elected but could only come up with two names.
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    Rick Perry wasted no time in damage control after his now-famous “oops" debate brain freeze. The Texas governor went on David Letterman Thursday night and read the “Top 10 Rick Perry Excuses" for not remembering the three agencies he would abolish, which included jokes like “I just learned Justin Bieber is my father” and “you try concentrating with Mitt Romney smiling at you. That is one handsome dude.” Perry chuckled along with Letterman with many of the jokes and tried to turn it around into a fundraising opportunity by asking donors to give his campaign a few dollars for every agency they would abolish.

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