Rick Perry Covers Up Gaffe With…Another Gaffe | Talking Points Memo

On Tuesday, Rick Perry made the embarrassing mistake at a speech in New Hampshire of stating that the minimum voting age was 21 instead of 18. He also referred to the 2012 election as being on November 12, 2012 — it’s on November 6. In an attempt to recover from these gaffes, Perry accidentally made another: he thinks the contest is still up for grabs as “we get ready for those New Hampshire caucuses.” Of course, Iowa has caucuses, not New Hampshire. Oops.

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