Even though he stood before an audience most likely to support him, Rick Perry's weaknesses were exposed at Monday night's CNN/Tea Party Express debate.
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For nearly the entire session, Perry was attacked by his opponents on all manner of topics ranging from immigration, to the controversial HPV vaccine he briefly mandated in Texas to the so-called Texas Miracle to, of course, Social Security.
How did Perry do? Though he eventually found the answers to the questions being thrown at him, viewers were faced with the unlikely image of a tea party crowd literally booing Perry (during the conversation about letting immigrants go to college at in-state rates) and Perry on the run during the talk about HPV. Polls show he's still very clearly the frontrunner, but we saw tonight that he's not immortal.