We have all experienced zone-out moments when we know we totally should remember something that has apparently been deleted from our brain’s hard drive against our will. That’s because the human brain is a haphazard, messy machine that glitches at the slightest, strangest provocation.
Oops. Intrade is the online prediction market that follows everything from stocks to box office openings to presidential candidate prospects (it’s basically online gambling). Here’s a snapshot of Rick Perry’s standing immediately after his debate meltdown.
Rick Perry at the GOP debate can’t remember his own talking points when coming up with the third department of government he would eliminate. “Oops.”—Former Presidential Candidate Rick Perry