Apparently thinking the GOP presidential primary needed a sexual element beyond Herman Cain's alleged history, Rick Santorum's googleness and Newt Gingrich's sequential wives, Rick Perry has added his little bit.
Which consisted of referencing glory-hole blow jobs.
In a radio interview with Bill O'Reilly, Perry said of the current Cain firestorm:
"Any time that you rise to the top of the polls, any time that you appear that you are going to be an individual of substance that those on the left are concerned about, you're going to get whacked," Perry told O'Reilly when asked whether the scrutiny of Herman Cain served as a cautionary tale.
"As you said" - he continued to O'Reilly - "it's Herman's turn in the barrel."
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The "turn in the barrel" phrase comes from an old joke; here's a typical version:
This logger gets assigned to a remote lumber camp. He works hard and makes friends easily enough, and things are going just fine for a while. There's a bar and darts and TV and all, and plenty of ways for the guys to keep themselves amused in the long northern nights.
However, after some time goes by, there's one thing the guy wants that he can't find in the camp -- sex. He mentions to his best friend there and the friend smiles and says, "You're not the first one who misses that! Come behind Cabin Six on Saturday night and I'll show you something".
The guy shows up, nervous but curious, that Saturday to see his friend standing beside a barrel, zipping up his fly. The friend smiles at him and says, "Okay, just stick your cock in the barrel and you'll be happy. Go ahead, try it." The friend walks away and after some internal debate, the guy unzips, sticks himself in the barrel, and gets the best blow job he's ever had.
Next Saturday, the same thing happens. A steady stream of guys makes their way to behind Cabin Six and the new guy gets into the routine.
A couple of weeks later, the guy gets the courage to thank his friend for the tip. His friend smiles and says, "Isn't it great? You can visit every weekend. Oh, except for three weeks from now."
"Because that's your turn in the barrel."
Suck away, Herman. Perry's up next.