11/10/2011 10:00 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Rick Perry Twitter Reactions: Oops Moment Draws Criticism, Sympathy (PHOTOS)

Rick Perry threw his campaign into jeopardy Wednesday night when he failed to remember the third government agency he would eliminate, stumbling his way through nearly a minute of painful airtime.

"I would do away with the Education, the um, Commerce, and let's see. I can't think of the third one. I can't. Sorry. Oops," he said.

The Texas governor was quick to admit, "I stepped in it," and made the rounds of the morning shows Thursday trying to resurrect his campaign. Michele Bachmann told reporters, "We all feel very bad for him," but some on Twitter haven't been so kind. Vote for your favorite Perry reaction below - and scroll all the way through to read the governor's own post-gaffe tweet.


Perry Twitter reaction