Former Governor of Texas and presidential candidate Rick Perry spoke a little earlier today at the RedState Gathering in Atlanta and wowed the crowd with his tough talk on border security, the Iran deal and the need to strengthen the U.S. military.

Some excerpts:

Perry started his speech with a moving tribute to President Abraham Lincoln and how Lincoln brought the United States together after the Civil War:

And then he got in this zinger in on President Obama:

It’s funny because it’s true.

Here’s the video:

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