After a two-and-a-half-month vacation from “does Pawlenty want to be president?” talk, the political wags are back at it because of the governor’s trip to a security conference in Munich, following a trade mission to Israel.
Chris Cizzilla, who writes The Fix blog for the Washington Post says Pawlenty has “obvious national ambitions,” but otherwise engages in the usual speculation that Pawlenty will run for president in 2012.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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