28 May '11, 12am

It's Hard Out There For Pawlenty

It's Hard Out There For Pawlenty

Poor Tim Pawlenty. He decided not to run for a third term as Governor of Minnesota, missing what could have been the pinnacle of his career with a Republican sweep that pushed both the state house and senate into Republican control for the first time in decades. Instead, he went straight into a presidential run, determined not to lose out on a chance for the brass ring like he did when he was passed over as a Vice President pick in 2008. But the more he runs, the less people really seem to like him. He's tried to play it bold, he's tried to be aggressive, he's tried not taking any real stances or taking hard, firm (and really unpopular) ones. Nothing seems to be working for him. He's weighing in on the hot issues of the day, now embracing the Paul Ryan plan to end Medicare that has a majority of reasonable candidates running scared, and wrongly accusing Supreme Court Justi...

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