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For Sale: 6-Foot-Tall Chia Likeness Of Rick Perry

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A 6-foot-tall Chia pet of Republican candidate Rick Perry's head is for sale on eBay. It was commissioned by Dairy Waste Management for last year's Texas gubernatorial race. EBay describes the flower planter as "an extraordinary likeness of Rick's head". Plants for hair are not included. But the buyer DOES receive a gallon of Cow Wow liquid fertilizer.

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