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Tim Pawlenty Debut: The Un-Palin, Un-Romney Makes His White House Case for 2012

By idaflo | July 27th, 2010 | No Comments » 

Mixing it up…it gets interesting as written here by Jill Lawrence at Politics Daily

Jill Lawrence pictureWhy was Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty wearing jeans this month at a meeting of formally attired governors in Boston? Fashion mystery solved: He was rushing off to a county Republican picnic 67 miles away in New Hampshire, the lead-off presidential primary state.

There’s no mystery about Pawlenty’s political intentions, which partially explains why he drew 39 journalists to his debut this week at a ritual Washington breakfast — “one of the biggest turnouts in recent breakfast history,” said host David Cook of the Christian Science Monitor. Another reason is that, unlike other 2012 prospects such as Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney, he is a relative unknown…. (continue reading HERE)

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