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Rick Perry accidentally says "Ronald Raven", the Internet reacts accordingly.
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Debates are not easy for politicians, especially this early in the election cycle. Every word is scrutinized, every gesture is criticized and every fact is double checked for accuracy. As Rick Perry discovered Aug. 6, even one tiny slip up can cause a mountain of Internet hilarity to avalanche down.

The earlier FOX News debate of the two, dubbed the 'Happy Hour Debate' or the 'Kids Table Debate', featured the seven candidates out of the total 17 with the lowest poll numbers. There, former Gov. Rick Perry accidentally said "Ronald Raven" instead of 'Ronald Reagan'.



Well, that's all it takes. Behold:













Slate even created their own 'Ronald Raven' name generator.

For the record, here's mine:



As for Perry, he's doubled down on this tiniest of slip-ups and claimed that he never, ever said "Ronald Raven" in the first place.

After Rick Perry's mugshot hit the Internet yesterday after being indicted for abuse of power, people began posting photoshopped versions of the governor's photo.

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Sources who spoke with Politico say the Texas governor

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Important Internet Milestone of the Day: It's official: Rick Perry's homophobic campaign ad has more dislikes than Rebecca Black's "Friday" (embiggen), making it the most hated video in YouTube history. 

Congrats, Rick. No one has ever deserved anything more than you deserve this.

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Political Ad of the Day: Rick Perry knows there's something wrong in this country "when gays can serve openly in the military but our kids can't openly celebrate Christmas or pray in school."

I know there's something wrong in this country when small-minded, intolerant, homophobic fear-mongers like Rick Perry can be considered viable presidential candidates, but gays can't get married.

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