Rick Perry offers 'Top 10' excuses on 'Late Show with David Letterman'
Well, rather than hide from his mistake, he decided to go on " The Late Show with David Letterman" to offer his "Top 10" excuses for the foul up.
Here's what Perry had to say:
RICK PERRY DELIVERS 'TOP 10' EXCUSES
10. Actually, there were three reasons I messed up last night: 1) was the nerves and 2) was the headache and 3) um...uh...oops.
9. I don't know what you're taking about - I think things went well.
8. I was up late last night watching "Dancing with the Stars."
7. I thought the debate was tonight.
6. You try concentrating with Mitt Romney smiling at you. That is one handsome dude!
5. Uh, El Nino?
4. I had a five-hour energy drink six hours before the debate.
3. I really hoped it would get me on my favorite talk show, but instead, I ended up here.
2. I wanted to help take the heat off my buddy Herman Cain.
1. I just learned Justin Bieber is my father.