(CNN) - Ever wanted a Mitt Romney ring tone?
Well, Rick Perry is making dreams come true, and enlisting a donation, the requested amount of which takes aim at the private sector record of the former Massachusetts governor.
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The downloadable ring tone plays Romney's words "I like being able to fire people" on repeat and was offered to supporters through his website Monday.
At a campaign event earlier Monday, Romney responded to a question about health care by saying, "I like being able to fire people who provide services to me."
Romney's GOP opponents, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry, quickly capitalized on the remark by enlisting donations of $22 to represent the 22% of companies Romney bought while an executive at Bain Capital that they claimed went bankrupt.
"Although the scores of employees he laid off know Romney all too well, voters are just now meeting the Real Romney – the buyout tycoon who executed takeovers, bankrupted businesses, and sent jobs overseas while killing American jobs," read a statement on Perry's website. "Will you donate $22 – the percentage of companies Romney sent into bankruptcy?"
Romney has repeatedly defended his private sector history as an example of free enterprise, where some businesses succeed and others fail. The White House contender also pushed back on his rivals for their mockery over his firing comments, saying they were proof that "free enterprise is on trial."
Romney deserves being mocked. He is such a liar and flip-flopper.
Gee, this doesn't surprise me. And he wonders why nobody wants him near the nomination?
Hey Perry - better get home o Texas - your plan to disenfranchise democrats might not be working. Federal courts are looking closely at your redistricting. You MIGHT lose to the democrats this year (10 years in fact).
Oh, you're a part-time governor. Never mind.
LOL. Not a Perry fan, but Go Perry! I'm tired of Romney getting away with his many lies! I'm glad he's finally being called out.
Oh honestly Perry. How juvenile. Please drop out ASAP. At this rate, you'll never get elected to ANY office again.
I hope we in SC are not going to have to put up with Perry until the primary is over. He's as bad or worse than any of the other clowns.
A vote for Romney is a vote for more of the Wall Street policies that got us into the mess we are in. Make no mistake, Romney is NOT a conservative! Gingrich, Santorum and Paul are all Washington insiders – they are part of the problem too. Rick Perry is the only outsider who hasn't been tainted by Washington or K street. Perry has the executive experience and conservative principles that will get America working again!
Neither Perry nor Gingrich has any chance of winning the GOP nomination, and their childish antics and mudslinging is doing nothing by hurting the GOP and helping Obama. Perry is in South Carolina to simply save face and foolishly spend the $3 million he has in the bank, and he will then drop out after SC.
Gingrich has gone back to his crybaby days of 1995 and has gone nuclear with his caustic, arrogant, and largely inaccurate rants on Romney. Newt would rather hurt the GOP and see Obama elected if he cannot get the nomination. This is what he did to President H W Bush Newt is not only a crybaby, but a destructive element in the GOP. Look for more Republicans to come out against Gingrich.
It is no accident that Todd endorsed Gingrich (who is he – first man of alaska) - but Sarah did not. It seems at least Sarah has some political savvy,
Rick Perry mistakenly signs order to execute himself.-– The Simpsons episode,Sunday,January 8th. Hilarious.
How old are these canidates? I raised 2 children that were never as immature, all of them sound like 3rd graders.
Does anyone smell desperation?
Keep it going, Governer. You've got millions to spend. Romney is that way. Go get him.
Who among us does not love to fire people, my friends?
The picture of Perry giggling with the teen agers tells it all, it was a childish prank by Perry and what the heck he has no chance past SC so he might as well make Romney's magic underwear get all up in a knot.
Not a Romney supporter by any means, but I dislike Perry even more. If I were Romney, I would put my phone on "silent" as a mock to Perry's campaign.
Go get him' Rick!!
MYTH ROMNEY IS A GOLDEN PARACHUTE JOBS KILLING CEO...WHO SHIPPED AMERICAN JOBS TO CHINA FOR PROFITS!!!
@TeaParty Patriot – your comment about Perry being an outsider is incorrect. His appointments are lobbyists and the ones coming out of appointments leave to be lobbyists. Perry about as inside as an outsider can get. He is so bought and paid for!
Seriously!? This is a presidential candidate? What is he, some lunch bully?
Corporations are people, my friends.
And THIS is how these 2 men demonstrate that they want the most powerful job in the world??? Either they are both idiots, the electorate is composed of too many morons, or both.
The first salvo of the ring tone war has just been fired. Can you say OOPS, Mr.Perry.
I can't stand Mitt Romney KUDOS Rick!
Ricky Boy, I am seriously sick of you. Why are you still hanging around? You don't have a prayer of bamboozling enough people into giving the you nomination. Go home. Texas needs you.
Expose Romney for the fraud he is ! Go get 'em Gov. Perry !!
@ A in Austin – Here, here! Totally agree.
Perry will filth this thing up like you can't imagine. He is a destructive man. And because he is well-connected and well-financed man, he is also very dangerous. Cronyism Texas-sized!