Advertisement

The Jeff Ward Show

Blog > The Jeff Ward Show > Texas governor's composed mugshot takes on life of its own with countless memes

Texas governor's composed mugshot takes on life of its own with countless memes

He turned himself in at a Texas courthouse after being indicted on two counts of abuse of power.

But after posing for a smirking mugshot, Texas Governor Rick Perry's police photograph has gone viral, inspiring hundreds of memes.

From starring in his own movie, to gracing the cover of GQ for the annual indicted governors issue, people have been quick to add their own special touches to the smug shot.

He arrived at the Travis County Courthouse on Tuesday for booking on one felony count of abuse of official capactiy and one count of coercion of a public servant.

The Republican governor formally entered a not guilty plea and said he would 'fight this injustice with every fibre of my being' and prevail.

'I'm here today because I believe in the rule of law. I'm here today because I did the right thing. I'm going to enter this courthouse with my head held high knowing the actions I took were not only lawful and legal but right,' he said.

'This issue is far bigger than me, it's about the rule of law, it's about the constitution which allows not just the governor but every citizen to speak their mind free of political interference or legal intimidation.

Read more:

Since Tom Cruise confirmed the sequel to “Top Gun” in an Australian interview Tuesday, fans of the 1986 film have...
Image courtesy of Shutterstock Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson awoke from a long period of...
Fox News is responding to a lawsuit from former host Andrea Tantaros by taking action of their own against her and...
Film veteran Clint Eastwood blasted political correctness in the culture on Sunday during an event at the Cannes...
Dan Scavino Jr. apparently doesn’t think much of Don Lemon. Scavino, a longtime Trump associate who was named the...