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For Sale: 6-Foot-Tall Chia Likeness Of Rick Perry

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For Sale: 6-Foot-Tall Chia Likeness Of Rick Perry

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For Sale: 6-Foot-Tall Chia Likeness Of Rick Perry

For Sale: 6-Foot-Tall Chia Likeness Of Rick Perry

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A 6-foot-tall Chia pet of Republican candidate Rick Perry's head is for sale on eBay. It was commissioned by Dairy Waste Management for last year's Texas gubernatorial race. EBay describes the flower planter as "an extraordinary likeness of Rick's head". Plants for hair are not included. But the buyer DOES receive a gallon of Cow Wow liquid fertilizer.

STEVE INSKEEP, Host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

People usually show support for candidates with yard signs. But fans of Rick Perry could do better. Just as he runs for president, a six-foot-tall Chia Pet of Rick Perry's head is for sale on eBay. It was commissioned by Dairy Waste Management for last year's Texas governor's race. eBay calls the flower planter an extraordinary likeness of Rick's head. Plants for hair are not included, but the buyer does receive a gallon of Cow Wow liquid fertilizer. It's MORNING EDITION.

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