Rick Perry Tries to Fundraise Off His 'Oops' Moment

By Garance Franke-Ruta

Really. Or apologize. Or something. Whatever the email below is that arrived in my inbox at 2:31 a.m., it's clear that Gov. Rick Perry's team is well aware of the perception problem their man created for himself during the CNBC debate in Michigan last night. And not yet clear on what, if anything, they can do about it.

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The campaign also quickly threw up a poll on its website asking supporters the same question:

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