At one of the MPR story meetings yesterday, an editor said “Gov. Pawlenty is at an undisclosed location,” which means Iraq… except when it means Kosovo, I guess, because that’s where he turned up today to visit members of the Minnesota National Guard.
A lot of folks have forgotten about Kosovo and the “peace-keeping” mission that President Clinton left for President Bush. It’s been almost 9 years.
According to the governor’s Web site, Gov. Pawlenty is shown awarding “Spc. Michael Anderson, the Governor’s Coin after Anderson helped escort him to sites around Kosovo.”
The Governor’s Coin? What’s on The Governor’s Coin? How do you get one? How much are they worth?
I’ve sent a request to the gov’s office for a picture and some history. If you have some insight into the coin, by all means post it in the comment section. (Update: Gov’s office to send pictures on Monday.)