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by Steve Timmer
Aug 12, 2012, 5:30 PM

How are Tim Pawlenty and Red Sox Bill Buckner alike?

Demonstrating extravagantly why he isn’t Veep material, Tim Dwarfed by Corn Pawlenty appeared on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos today.

 Governor Gutshot muffed a question that he had to know was coming: How many tax returns did you give to Mitt Romney when he was vetting you as a possible running mate?

Gosh, George, I don’t know, but it was a bunch!

The follow-up question that Stephanopoulos should have asked: Do you think Mitt Romney believes that the job of vice president is more important than president?

There is no good answer to that question. Gosh, George, I don’t know!

And of course, both Mitt and Gutshot gave several years of tax returns to John McCain when he was considering each of them for Veep.

Romney will continue to be dogged by the question of his refusal to come clean on tax returns for the rest of the campaign.


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