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    Actress Eva Longoria arrives at a celebration for 'A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend,' written by Felicity Huffman and Patricia Wolff, at Iconology on February 5, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.

    Not much news comes in via fax machine anymore. But when it does, it's good.

    An angry Texas man has decided to fire Gov. Rick Perry ... by fax machine.

    His replacement? Texas-born actress Eva Longoria Parker.

    If Perry abides by the faxed-order (not likely) and Longoria Parker accepts the duties (again, not likely), the "Desperate Housewives" thespian would become the first-ever Hispanic governor of Texas and arguably the prettiest.

    In a handwritten fax sent out to media outlets and state offices, William David Powell, Ph.D, said, "I'm naming children's advocate Eva Longoria Parker Governor of Texas FORTHWITH!!!"

    Perry wasn't the only one getting a pink slip at the Capitol.

    Powell also gave Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst the boot, replacing him with former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Schieffer. Greg Abbott was also relieved of his duties in the letter, getting replaced by Alma Garza, a candidate for district attorney in Hidalgo County.

    Powell also decided to name himself secretary of education. It's unclear if he meant U.S. secretary of education or otherwise, because Texas has a Texas Education Agency that is headed by a commissioner, not a secretary.

    There was no word if Eva Longoria-Parker's husband, San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker, will be named to any high level post.