Chuckle at the Best News Bloopers of 2012

Annie Colbert

Local news provides the perfect breeding ground for epic bloopers. Toss in a tongue-tied anchor or oddball local and you end up with a serious outbreak of oopsie-itis.

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YouTube channel FunnyLocalNews clipped together the most cringe and giggle-triggering news bloopers of 2012. So buckle up for 13 minutes of whaaas and woahs, and tune in to your own local news for a little entertainment on the cheap.

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Rick Perry: "Oops"

2012 presidential candidate Rick Perry drew a massive blank Wednesday night during CNBC’s “Your Money, Your Vote” GOP debate. On stage in Michigan, Perry attempted to rattle off three federal government agencies he would eliminate, but failed to remember number three: “Commerce, education and the … uh, um, what’s the third one there. Let’s see … ” The mental block lasted about 40 more seconds before Perry uttered, “Oops.”

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This story originally published on Mashable here.