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If you didn’t know any better, you might conclude that Rick Perry either is George W. Bush, or that he’s doing a pretty good imitation of him (or vice versa.)

Perry’s voice and intonation are a lot like Bush’s.

The gestures, the squinting and the laughter at seemingly inappropriate points in a sentence — are almost uncannily Bush-like.

Even the Texas swagger is reminiscent of Dubya, except that in Perry’s case,there’s a greater air of authenticity. George W. Bush and his family are Brahmin Yalies from New England. Rick Perry is a fifth-generation Lone Star state native who attended Texas A&M.

Read more at TheGrio

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