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Andy Cobb: ‘Where’s your God now, Rick Perry?’

By Stephen C. Webster
Thursday, January 5, 2012 10:03 EDT
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Political satirist Andy Cobb, in a video mocking Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R). Image: Screengrab via YouTube.
 
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The political satirist who led the charge against Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s bizarre “Strong” advertisement is back, and seemingly delighted that Iowans basically wanted nothing to do with the guy.

This time, instead of mocking Perry’s bizarre claim that President Barack Obama is waging a “war on religion,” Cobb went after Perry’s allegation that a higher power had ordered him to run for the nation’s highest office — seemingly contradicted by the rebuke dealt to him by Iowa voters on Tuesday night.

“Well, well, well, where’s your God now, Rick Perry?” Cobb asked, still wearing the infamous jacket from “Brokeback Mountain” that Perry donned for his ad.

“Prayer doesn’t work!” he concluded.

“I’m a godless heathen, but I’ve taken shits that could break 10 percent in Iowa,” a fake disclosure line declared.

This video is from YouTube, published Jan. 5, 2012.

Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster is the senior editor of Raw Story, and is based out of Austin, Texas. He previously worked as the associate editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, where he covered state politics and the peace movement’s resurgence at the start of the Iraq war. Webster has also contributed to publications such as True/Slant, Austin Monthly, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly, The News Connection and others. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenCWebster.
 
 
 
 
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