Perry pokes fun at himself on Letterman

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Republican presidential contender Rick Perry laughed about his debate performance with David Letterman, gamely poking fun at himself Thursday by giving the TV audience "Top 10 Rick Perry Excuses" for being unable to remember the third federal agency he would eliminate.

Reason No. 1 for his brain freeze Wednesday on stage with his GOP rivals: "I just learned Justin Bieber is my father."

Other reasons:

"I thought the debate was tonight."

"Hey, listen. You try concentrating with Mitt Romney smiling at you. That is one handsome dude."

-- The Associated Press

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