Rick Perry Talks to Reporters About the State of His Campaign

"Governor Perry, after a strong start, your campaign has begun to falter in recent weeks. How would you characterize what has--"
"Governor Perry, after a strong start, your campaign has begun to falter in recent weeks. How would you characterize what has--"
photography by Christina Barany
"How you fellas doing today?"
"How you fellas doing today?"
photography by Lisa Stewart
"Um, pretty good?"
"Um, pretty good?"
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"Ah, that's great to hear. Anyway, you were asking me a question?"
"Ah, that's great to hear. Anyway, you were asking me a question?"
photography by Lisa Stewart
"Um, yes, I ... I'm sorry, Governor Perry. I stopped writing the end of my questions a few press conferences ago. You know. With all the gunfire and everything."
"Um, yes, I ... I'm sorry, Governor Perry. I stopped writing the end of my questions a few press conferences ago. You know. With all the gunfire and everything."
photography by Christina Barany
"Well, that's OK. I actually had some questions for you boys."
"Well, that's OK. I actually had some questions for you boys."
photography by Lisa Stewart
"Oh ... OK."
"Oh ... OK."
photography by Christina Barany
"What the hell happened? I mean, seriously: what in the double GD dang happened?"
"What the hell happened? I mean, seriously: what in the double GD dang happened?"
photography by Lisa Stewart
"Well, Governor, it's kind of--"
"Well, Governor, it's kind of--"
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"I had this dang thing by the shorts, fellas. I'd already called my boot guy to see about getting a pair of ostrich skin with the presidential seal on 'em and my initials."
"I had this dang thing by the shorts, fellas. I'd already called my boot guy to see about getting a pair of ostrich skin with the presidential seal on 'em and my initials."
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STUPID
(sighs heavily)
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"I just ... I don't know what to do. I really thought I played this the right way. Check this out."
"I just ... I don't know what to do. I really thought I played this the right way. Check this out."
photography by Christina Barany
"We need to show those jerks in WASHINGTON that's now how we do things in AMERICA!"
"We need to show those jerks in WASHINGTON that's not how we do things in AMERICA!"
photography by Christina Barany
"Pretty good, right?"
"Pretty good, right?"
photography by Nikki Nichols and Bob Manzino
"That is ... you know, that's actually not bad."
"That is ... you know, that's actually not bad."
photography by Christina Barany
"I know, right?"
"I know, right?"
photography by Jerry McClure
"Hey, Rick -- sounds like you need someone to pray with."
"Hey, Rick -- sounds like you need someone to pray with."
photography by Matthew Shelley
"Easy, padre. I think you've done enough."
"Easy, padre. I think you've done enough."
photography by Christina Barany
[muttering] "Don't come running to me when your campaign with Jesus is running into trouble."
(muttering) "Don't come running to me when your campaign with Jesus runs into trouble, too."
photography by Jerry McClure
"What's that, Bob?"
"What's that, Bob?"
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"... nothing."
"... nothing."
photography by Nikki Nichols and Bob Manzino
"Anyway, where was I? Oh, I mean, it's all making me think I should pack up guns and get on out of here."
"Anyway, where was I? Oh, I mean, it's all making me think I should pack up my guns and get on out of here."
photography by Jerry McClure
"Rick, sorry to hear that. I was looking forward to battling it out with you over these next few months. But anyway, sure would appreciate your support."
"Rick, sorry to hear that. I was looking forward to battling it out with you over these next few months. But anyway, sure would appreciate your support."
photography by Jerry McClure
"Zip it, Brigham Young. Make your mouth look like this. I was just thinking out loud. I ain't done yet."
"Zip it, Brigham Young. Make your mouth look like this. I was just thinking out loud. I ain't done yet."
photography by Jerry McClure
"..."
"..."
photography by Jerry McClure
"Ah, hell. I guess I'll stick around. Thanks for letting me get all that off my chest, fellas. OK, anyone have a question for me?"
"Ah, hell. I guess I'll stick around. Thanks for letting me get all that off my chest, fellas. OK, anyone have a question for me?"
photography by Jerry McClure
"Actually, yes, Governor, if you could take a moment and clarify your position on--"
"Actually, yes, Governor, if you could take a moment and clarify your position on--"
photography by Christina Barany
"WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!"
"WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO-HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!"
photography by Christina Barany

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