Caught on video: The 5 worst media disasters in September

Leaves weren’t the only things falling last month.

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Here are the five worst video media disasters of September. Or, as Rick Perry might say, “Here are the best of the worst before they were good they were bad media victory disasters, five of ’em.”

5. (Tie) Rick Perry blows his attack against Mitt Romney.

Rick Perry had clearly prepared a vicious attack against his main Republican foe, Mitt Romney. But what came out of his mouth was a barely coherent string of words. It was almost sad to watch. (And you’ll have to watch this one on YouTube.)

5. (Tie) Rick Perry can’t be bought. Not for that paltry sum, anyway.

There’s an old story, probably apocryphal, that’s often attributed to Winston Churchill. It’s said that while drunk one night, the former British prime minister had the following exchange with a woman:

Churchill: “Madame, would you sleep with me for one pound?”
Woman (offended): “No, of course not.”
Churchill: “Would you sleep with me for one million pounds?”
Woman: “For one million pounds? Maybe.”
Churchill: “Now that we’ve established what you are, why don’t we negotiate the price?”

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