The Pawlenty Head-Fake?

Jonathan Garthwaite
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Posted: Aug 29, 2008 7:58 AM
Was Pawlenty just a decoy yesterday to get the media to talk about something other than Obama?

"I'm not going to be there. I plan to be at the state fair. You can draw your conclusion from that," one top prospect, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, said early Friday on his weekly call-in radio show on WCCO-AM in Minneapolis.
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Pawlenty fed the speculation Thursday when he abruptly canceled scheduled interviews with The Associated Press and other media and left Denver where he had been part of a GOP response team to counter what was being said at the just concluded Democratic nominating convention.