Picture of the Day: On Twitter, Rick Perry Is the New Chuck Norris

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry has done a few bad-ass things in his day. Last year he claimed to have shot a coyote with a laser-sighted pistol while jogging. He hangs around with Ted Nugent. He once said "Adios, mofo," which sounds very tough.

Enter Rick Perry Facts, a Twitter feed dedicated to enhancing the governor's macho image. It's the same idea as Chuck Norris Facts, essentially. A couple highlights:

Once a cobra bit Rick Perry's leg. After five days of excruciating pain, the cobra died.less than a minute ago via SocialOomph Favorite Retweet Reply

Rick Perry won the Crusades by a T.K.O.less than a minute ago via SocialOomph Favorite Retweet Reply

Image credit: @rickperryfacts

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Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.

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