Tag Archives: Tim Pawlenty

Presidential Candidate Emailbag

From the Romney campaign: Enter today for your chance to…     From the Obama campaign: Friend — I’m so jealous of you that I can barely write the rest of this email. Imagine shooting hoops with Carmelo Anthony, Patrick … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The GOP Iowa Debate

Well that was fun, although the hardworking staff firmly believes Lewis Carroll – no relation – would’ve been a better moderator than Fox Newshound Bret Baier (Cheshire Cat smile notwithstanding). Fox News summary and video clips here. Random notes: • Everyone … Continue reading

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TPaw Looking Like TNaw

Presidential wannabe Tim Pawlenty (R-Can You Hear Me Now?) is looking more and more like GOP DOA. From Friday’s Wall Street Journal: Pawlenty Struggles for Iowa Foothold FORT DODGE, Iowa—Tim Pawlenty ends stump speeches all over the state with a … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Gang Of Three Edition)

A trifecta tonight in the adstravaganza that is Campaign 2012. Exhibit A: TPay Ups the Ante in Iowa Tim Pawlenty (R-Can You Hear Me Now?) is the human Law of Diminishing Returns: the more resources he sinks into Iowa, the … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Michele Bachmann Edition)

Presidential wannabe Michele Bachmann (R-Death Ceiling)  has hit the Iowa airwaves with her first TV spot, in which she lays out some biographicals and emphasizes her fight “against the wasteful bailout, against the stimulus.” Here ’tis: Get that last part? … Continue reading

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Campaign Trail ‘n’ Errors (GOP Umpteen Dwarfs Edition)

Ooops. When the hardworking staff called the roll of Republican presidential hopefuls yesterday, we inadvertently omitted a whole nother batch. Via Politico Playbook: #1:   “Jon Huntsman’s resignation from his post in China is effective on April 30 … On … Continue reading

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Campaign Trail ‘n’ Errors (GOP Seven Dwarfs Edition)

Early-cycle presidential candidates are like a box of chocolates: You make a little puncture to see what’s inside, then put them back. Welcome to the 2012 Republican presidential primary field, which makes the legendary Democratic seven dwarfs (1988 version here, … Continue reading

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