GOP presidential candidates Ron Paul, Rick Perry and Thaddeus McCotter spoke at the annual Polk County Republicans summer picnic Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Photos: Yue Wu, Kelsey Kremer/Iowa State Daily

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Chad Brewbaker

Perry's speech was a joke. Mostly filler of country music before and after, along with Simon Conway giving him a leather holster. In the few minutes of substance he bashed the non-military budget as wasteful.

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