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Rick Perry is selling T-shirts with his mug shot on them

RickPAC, a political action committee that supports Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), is selling T-shirts with his mug shot on them. The governor proudly hawked his new wares in a tweet on Friday.

The woman on the left is Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, who is at the center of a controversy over whether Perry abused the powers of his office. As Abby Rapoport wrote for The Week this morning, Perry has embraced his indictment in a bid to turn the tables on his opponents. This is clearly part of that effort.