WSJ Columnist Seib: Pawlenty Could Be Dark Horse

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Posted: May 24, 2011 3:45 PM
WSJ Columnist Seib: Pawlenty Could Be Dark Horse
Tim Pawlenty's political history and personal story suggest far greater appeal to Republican presidential primary voters than his bland persona and charmless speaking style, Capital Journal columnist Gerald F. Seib writes in The Wall Street Journal. A proven budget cutter, convert to evangelical Christianity, and product of a working-class household, the former Minnesota governor touches enough key points of the GOP base to qualify as the party’s come-from-behind candidate in 2012, Seib writes.

Pawlenty, who formally entered the race on Monday, also has enjoyed some recent good fortune, according to Seib.

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