Rick Perry bares arms in new collection of political action figures


The Connecticut-based company HeroBuilders is offering a full range of miniature plastic GOP presidential impersonators, and some of them can talk.

Rick Santorum, clad in a gray sweater-vest, sounds off on theology. The Talking Rick Perry doll stumbles through Perry’s infamous debate memory lapse from November, when he failed to recall the third Cabinet-level department he planned to eliminate as president. Another version of the Perry doll is dressed as a “Regular Man” in jeans and an arm-baring white T-shirt.

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Herman Cain comes with or without a female “playmate,” a reference to the allegations of past sexual harassment that triggered Cain’s exit from the presidential race. A dapper Mitt Romney, a slimmed-down version of Newt Gingrich and a new version of a pantsuit-clad Michele BachmannMichele BachmannBachmann: Muslim immigrants trying to undermine Western civilization Religious leaders pray over Trump in Oval Office 'Real Housewives' producer 'begging' Conway to join cast MORE are also for sale.

But even muscle-shirted Perry and sweater-vested Santorum have some tough competition for top doll.
Hero Builders owner Emil Vicale told the Detroit Free Press this week that his company’s Sarah Palin figures — available in hair-up and hair-down versions — remain its best seller.