Rick Perry Keeps Oops-ing

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19 Jan 2012, North Charleston, South Carolina, USA --- epa03067569 Texas Governor and US Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry (C) with his wife Anita (R) and his son Griffin announces that he is pulling out of the Republican presidential race at a press conference in North Charleston, South Carolina, USA, 19 January 2012. Perry endorsed Newt Gingrich. The South Carolina Republican presidential primary is 21 January 2012. EPA/ERIK S. LESSER --- Image by ? ERIK S. LESSER/epa/Corbis
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"Somewhere in New York Magazine, that story needs to be told," said Rick "Oops" Perry to Mark Leibovich, who works as a reporter for The New York Times Magazine, and told Perry as much. "I meant New York Times Magazine," Perry replied "sheepishly," although here we are, so maybe he's smarter than we thought and just playing the long game.