"Prayer Really Does Work": Jon Stewart Goes Giddy Over Rick Perry's Announcement (VIDEO)

Cartoon Texan and gaffe machine Rick Perry is officially running for President of the United States and Jon Stewart, despite his pending retirement, couldn't be more excited. After playing Rick Perry's predictably cornball announcement video, Mr. Stewart proceeded to scratch himself and chant like a chimp in heat. It's a truly odd scene but one that conveys Stewarts apparently genuine affection for mocking the man he once said had reached "Yosemite Sam levels" of "Texas".

Rick Perry infamously gave us 2012's most cringe-inducing screw-up, blanking on his own cheesy talking points in the GOP presidential debates. The reintroduction of Perry to an already clown-filled GOP field, no doubt, will give us months more of comedy gold. It's a shame it can't go on forever.

Watch the clip below:


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