Colbert Defends Rick Perry From Slick-Talking Critics (VIDEO)


It’s no secret Texas Gov. Rick Perry performed poorly at last week’s GOP debate. Even Stephen Colbert admits it, saying “that’s what you get when your head speechwriter is magnetic poetry.”

So Colbert piled on a number of other conservative pundits slamming Perry’s performance. After a a graphic explanation of Perry’s performance, Colbert surmised that the GOP frontrunner “defiled himself with every bodily fluid known to man, other than Santorum.”But there’s only one thing to say about Perry, Colbert said: “I like this guy.” After all, America doesn’t need a slick-talking president.

“When the moment of truth comes, he pushes the button, he doesn’t convice the button to push itself,” Colbert said. “He’s not the Convincer in Chief, he’s the Commander in Chief. And by command, I don’t mean of the English language.”

Watch the video:

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