>>> to campaign 2012, governor rick perry hoping the inbus tour will purut him on the road to the republican nomination. hena began earlier in couple erco bluffs and continued tfso harlan and on to dennyson in the last hour. cbs 11 political reporter jack fink is explaing why the governor is accelerating his iowa campaign. >> reporter: orthe texas governor rolled into iowa and the i bus itself drives dhome the message. fassce jobs and freedom. >> this country has to have -- >> he is the outsider, he said, h who can take on washington. without saying their names, heng called the former house speaker newt gingrich, a wtgrwashington insider, and took a swipe at former massachusetts governor mitt romney. >> and to wall street and send them to washington, d.c. s not going to change a thing. e >> reporter: the perry campaign released the new video cled momentum. >> and something of a resurgence in iowa. >> reporter: it follows the poll by e insider advantage showing the go vernor moving up to third place behind gingrich and texas congre ssman teron paul and ahead of romney. does that mean the governor is on the way back up and has a shot at the nomination? >> doubtful. >> reporter:
ut arlington political science professor said that most polls show perry far back. >> thanks for coming. >> reporter: he said the governor needs to do well here. his political fate lies in the hands of iowans. s >> i think he's going to put it into this and if he shows in the double digits or if he can come out in the top two or three, he hmight still ilbe a contender. nt>> reporter: many analysts, s, though, believe this ghis gingrich's race to lose and that romney and paul are still strong. but there are still three weeks le for the g overnor to make ov his case and convince voters to give him a second look. jack fink, cbs 11 news.