The 9 best Photoshops of Rick Perry’s mug shot

The eyes of Texas are upon you.

 

Eric Geller

Internet Culture

Published Aug 20, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 6:02 pm CDT

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted on charges of abuse of power last Friday, and yesterday, he stopped by the Travis County criminal justice center to be booked. This involved posing for a booking photo. Naturally, the Internet took it from there.

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Here’s the original booking photo:

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Rick Perry booking photo pic.twitter.com/8Ds7qykepH

— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) August 19, 2014

And here are some of our favorite Photoshops of the mug shot.

pic.twitter.com/E8LZe9FsCh

— Leah Finnegan (@leahfinnegan) August 19, 2014

FYI the Rick Perry mugshot works on the Warby Parker virtual try-on tool in case you want to see some hipster stylez pic.twitter.com/GpfyOTZ62v

— Parker Higgins (@xor) August 20, 2014

Better Rick Perry mugshot pic.twitter.com/ucR0GI5GPB

— Baratunde (@baratunde) August 19, 2014

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They say everything is bigger in Texas RT @XinJeisan: waiting for the @margafret remix of the Perry mugshot. pic.twitter.com/litRfp4102

— Margarita Noriega (@margafret) August 20, 2014

And then there’s @darth.

no don’t ask don’t even pic.twitter.com/RlxwklrWbM

— darth™ (@darth) August 19, 2014

“is this a meme” MT @frankrebecca: the #RickPerry mugshot so that he’s wearing a shirt with his own mugshot on it. pic.twitter.com/x0m9R3C388

— darth™ (@darth) August 20, 2014

they aren’t related are they pic.twitter.com/2C6AqFlVmd

— darth™ (@darth) August 20, 2014

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The Daily Beast’s Olivia Nuzzi observed that Perry was without his trademark hipster glasses, and she asked her Twitter followers to remedy the situation.

@Olivianuzzi pic.twitter.com/oJvSBEHlRv

— southpaw (@nycsouthpaw) August 19, 2014

@Olivianuzzi: Don’t cry, Olivia. pic.twitter.com/nyUsX0PEv6

— Eric Geller (@ericgeller) August 19, 2014

After being processed, Perry promptly went out for post-mug-shot ice cream. As you do.

Post-booking. #thisguy RT @GovernorPerry: And then, ice cream cone at #Sandy‘s pic.twitter.com/LedGF8OoEB

— Evan Smith (@evanasmith) August 19, 2014

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*First Published: Aug 20, 2014, 9:03 am CDT