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The Tim Tebow moment and other takeaways from last pre-Iowa GOP debate

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Tim Tebow has arrived. You know you’ve become a cultural force when a presidential candidate wraps himself in your aura and tries to, well, Tebow his way to the Republican nomination.

The only problem for Rick Perry is that an unorthodox style and a lot of praying may not be enough to turn him into a winner. But in the 13th and final GOP debate before the first nominating contest of the season – the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses – at least the Texas governor came out with a memorable line.

“Let me tell you, I hope I am the Tim Tebow of the Iowa caucuses,” said Governor Perry, relating to the criticism that the Denver Broncos quarterback is “not playing the game right” but manages to win anyway.

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