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On Romney criticism, Perry blows kiss: 'Give him my love,' points to records as governor

Rick Perry showed he has no problem taking off the gloves, delivering a jab back at Mitt Romney on their records as governor -- and he sealed it with a kiss.

Asked about Romney's swipe at him that Romney has private-sector experience, not just public-sector experience, which makes him better qualified to create jobs, Perry blew Romney a kiss and said, "Give him my love; give him my love. I think oranges and apples.  Running a state is different than running a business.

"What I would say is go take a look at his record when he was governor. Look at my record when I was governor, then you've got some apples to apples."

Video edited by NBC's Matt Loffman