Politics & Government

A Recap of Rick Perry’s Debate Performance

What was the name of that dang third agency again?

"I will tell you, it is three agencies of government when I get there that are gone. Commerce, Education, and the -- "
“I will tell you, it is three agencies of government when I get there that are gone. Commerce, Education, and the –“
photography by Christina Barany
"Let’s see. Commerce and … Education and …"
“Commerce … and Education …and –“
photography by Jerry McClure
" -- what’s the third one there? Let’s see.”
” — what’s the third one there? Ah, hell.”
photography by Jason Acton
"EPA?"
“EPA?”
photography by William Neal
"Naw, it was Commerce and ... and Commerce and ..."
“Heh, naw, it was Commerce and … and Commerce and … and … and …”
photography by Jason Acton
"Yes, Commerce and Education and ..."
“Yes, Commerce and Education and …”
photography by William Neal
"..."
“…”
photography by Jason Acton
"..."
“…”
photography by Jason Acton
"... and Commerce ..."
“… and Commerce …”
photography by Jason Acton
"Heh, well this is sort of embarrassing. I mean, I've done some embarrassing things in my day. Senior year at A&M, I switched the part in my hair for a whole semester. Man! I see those photos now and I just want to hide in a closet. Also, some folks still call me Crotch, which I guess isn't that awesome."
“Heh, well this is sort of embarrassing. I mean, I’ve done some embarrassing things in my day. Senior year at A&M, I switched the part in my hair for a whole semester. Man! I see those photos now and I just want to hide in a closet. Also, some folks still call me Crotch, which I’ve been told isn’t that awesome.”
photography by Jason Acton
"I swear to gosh I had this down earlier. I made up a song so I'd remember. It's like a, what do they call it? A Johnny Mnemonic dealie. Well, I mean, I didn't make up the song, exactly. It was 'Amarillo By Morning," by George Strait. I just changed up some of the words. Been singing the dang thing all day."
“I swear to gosh I had this down earlier. I made up a song so I’d remember. It’s like a, what do they call it? A Johnny Mnemonic dealie. Well, I mean, I didn’t make up the song, exactly. It was ‘Amarillo By Morning,” by Mr. George Strait. I just changed up some of the words. Been singing the dang thing all day. Let’s see…”
photography by Nikki Nichols and Bob Manzino
(singing) "Amarillo by mornin' / Up from San Antone / Everything that I got / Is just what I've got on/ When that sun is high in that Texas sky, I'll be buckin' at the county fair / Amarillo by mornin' / Amarillo I'll be there."
(singing) “Amarillo by mornin’ / Up from San Antone / Everything that I got / Is just what I’ve got on/ When that sun is high in that Texas sky, I’ll be buckin’ at the county fair / Amarillo by mornin’ / Amarillo I’ll be there.”
photography by Jerry McClure
"Ah jiminy cricket crap! I forgot to change the GD words! Son of a -- wait, would you guys accept 'Amarillo'?"
“Ah jiminy cricket crap! I forgot to change the GD words! Son of a — wait, would you guys accept ‘Amarillo’?”
photography by Jerry McClure
"..."
“…”
photography by William Neal
"Eh, didn't think so."
“Eh, didn’t think so. Worth a shot.”
photography by Jason Acton
"Great song, though, am I right or am I right? Come on, Jimmy. Give me some. Right up here, buddy. Ready for a hand hug."
“Great song, though, am I right or am I right? Come on, Jimmy. Give me some. Right up here, buddy. Ready for a hand hug.”
photography by William Neal
"NO! NO NO NO! YOU FINISH THE QUESTION RIGHT NOW!"
“NO! NO NO NO! YOU FINISH THE QUESTION RIGHT NOW!”
photography by William Neal
"Whoa, whoa, whoa. Easy now. You're at an 8, hoss. Need to see you at about a 4. OK? OK. Come on, Ricky. Come on. Commerce and ..."
“Whoa, whoa, whoa. Easy now. You’re at an 8, hoss. Need to see you at about a 4. OK? OK. Come on, Ricky. Come on. Commerce and …”
photography by William Neal
"..."
“…”
photography by Christina Barany
"Agriculture?"
“Agriculture?”
photography by Jerry McClure
"FTC?"
“FTC?”
photography by Jason Acton
"Baseball?"
“Baseball?”
Johnny Mathis performing at the All That Rocks Afterparty in Dallas, Texas
"Homeland?"
“Homeland?”
photography by Jason Acton
"Postal Service?"
“Postal Service?”
photography by William Neal
"CATS!"
“CATS!”
photography by William Neal
"No...”
“No…”
photography by Jason Acton
Interior?"
“Interior?”
photography by William Neal
"CIA?"
“CIA?”
photography by William Neal
"FDA?"
“FDA?”
photography by William Neal
"Education?"
“Education?”
"I already said that one, Troy. (softly) Crud."
“I already said that one, Troy. (softly) Crud.”
photography by Jason Acton
"Ah, screw it. Beer me, Chuck Norris."
“Ah, screw it. Beer me, Chuck Norris.”
photography by Jason Acton
"...beer?"
“…beer?”
photography by Jason Acton
"Jesus Christ Cartographer. Yes, Chuck, I meant get the Chard."
“Jesus Christ Cartographer. Yes, Chuck, I meant get the Chard.”
photography by Christina Barany
"Screw it. WOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!"
“WOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!”
photography by Christina Barany

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