Rick Perry, Former Presidential Candidate

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April 6 2012 2:29 PM

Rick Perry, Former Presidential Candidate

Explain something to me. Why is this funny?

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Given a moment to reflect, I'm not sure why I laughed at the avatar of Rick Perry cuddling a dog or the photo of a steer. A theory: A steer has nothing at all to do with the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.