While gunning for number one, Texas Gov. Rick Perry certainly stepped in number two last night. Perry’s gaffe is destined to become it’s own Saturday Night Live skit complete with CNBC’s Jim Cramer barking at him.
Gov. Perry could conceivably recover from this if he works to humanize the moment and wins over Iowa caucus-goers, but the money in Las Vegas is against it. Right now, Mitt Romney may be the luckiest man in politics.