'Have You Ever Had Sex With Rick Perry?' Asks Ad

One of his political haters in Texas wants to publicize it
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 18, 2011 11:28 AM CDT
'Have You Ever Had Sex With Rick Perry?' Asks Ad
An anti-Rick Perry activist from Austin is looking for evidence that Perry has cheated on his wife or is gay with a full-page ad in a local newspaper.   (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter)

(Newser) – Welcome to the presidential campaign trail of 2011, Governor Perry. An Austin political activist and Ron Paul supporter has placed a full-page ad in a local alternative weekly asking, "Have you ever had sex with Rick Perry?," reports Salon. The ad asks for stories from strippers, escorts, "or just a 'young hottie'," promising to publicize stories that reveal Perry to be a "'family values' hypocrite and fraud."

Sponsored by Committee Against Sexual Hypocrisy (CASH), the organization is really just the work of Robert Morrow, a Texas Republican. "Is it a real group? No. It's just me," said Morrow, who similarly targeted Hillary Clinton in 2008, claiming she covered up a rape committed by her husband. The Perry ad also includes this line: "Note to gay people: If you know the truth about Rick, please QUIT covering for him." Click for more and to see the ad. (Read more Rick Perry stories.)

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