Perry Offers Top 10 Excuses on Letterman

Sample: Mitt Romney is so handsome, it's hard to concentrate
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 10, 2011 7:10 PM CST
Updated Nov 11, 2011 4:26 AM CST

(Newser) – Rick Perry capped a day of brain-freeze damage control last night by offering up the "Top 10 Rick Perry Excuses" on David Letterman's show. Highlights below, or check out the full video in the gallery.

  • "Actually, there were three reasons I messed up last night. One was the nerves, and two was the headache, and three ... um ... um ... oops."
  • "I don't know what you're talking about. I think things went well."

  • "Hey, listen, you try concentrating with Mitt Romney smiling at you—that is one handsome dude."
  • "Uh ... El Nino?"
  • "I just learned Justin Bieber is my father."
If you're not tired of the original "oops" clip by now, here it is.

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