Tweets from the former Senate candidate early Tuesday seemed to suggest she was thinking about a possible run in 2014 against Sen. Chris Coons, who defeated her by a considerable margin in the 2010 race.
Perry didn't exactly chase Pawlenty out of the race; the Iowa straw poll (in which T-Paw finished a distant third) did that. But the two developments are closely related. They're linked by the fact that Barack Obama is very beatable.
The weakest part of our political system is the presidential nomination process. And it's not coincidental that it's the part of the federal system that finds least guidance in the Constitution.
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