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McCain's Vice President: Tim Pawlenty (redstate calling it for Pawlenty)
RedState ^ | Thursday, August 28, 2008 at 06:34PM | Erick Erickson

Posted on 08/28/2008 5:22:12 PM PDT by Fred

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To: Minn. 4 Bush
Mr. Pawlenty supported a 75 cents per-pack cigarette tax. He called it a “health impact” fee.

Ahhh... the ol' "a fee is not a tax" game. I expect this kind of cr@p from liberals.

41 posted on 08/28/2008 6:01:21 PM PDT by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: Fred

Everybody is trying this prediction thing. It’s a new fad.


42 posted on 08/28/2008 6:02:42 PM PDT by Earthdweller
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To: diverteach

Could be a decoy.


43 posted on 08/28/2008 6:02:45 PM PDT by Blogger
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To: Obadiah

[Don’t know much about Pawlenty..]

Don’t know much about Geometry...


44 posted on 08/28/2008 6:03:28 PM PDT by littlehouse36
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To: fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Kuksool; Norman Bates; LdSentinal; ExTexasRedhead; ...

This seems to be the growing concensus. The controversy over the number of houses McCain owns appears to have been the final blow to Romney’s chances (Romney has four, himself). Also, polls show that McCain is running very close to Obama in Minnesota, which hasn’t supported a Republican for President since 1972.

If Tim Pawlenty is the choice, that chances are the McCain camp has done a whole swath of polls in Minnesota. And losing that state will cause huge headaches for the Obama campaign.


45 posted on 08/28/2008 6:03:39 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (If Islam conquers the world, the Earth will be at peace because the human race will be killed off.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

I don’t see much of a controversy over the number of houses anyone has. Dems tried to make it one, but I have heard ZERO people talking about it other than briefly on the net. Not an issue. And, even if they did bring it up, with the ads McCain is running, I’m sure they have that one handled.


46 posted on 08/28/2008 6:05:36 PM PDT by Blogger
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To: Pharmboy

This “Vogue” cover w/Palin is a Photoshop! I hope, hope, hope she is not warped enough to pose in this manner.


47 posted on 08/28/2008 6:05:49 PM PDT by littlehouse36
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To: DrGunsforHands

My source is hinting it’s Palin. Or at least a woman.

Are you for real?


48 posted on 08/28/2008 6:07:09 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Fred

Thanks for the info. about Pawlenty.

He sounds like a REALLY great man, and I trust him more than Romney on the life issue (my litmus test).


49 posted on 08/28/2008 6:08:08 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: DrGunsforHands

“My source is hinting it’s Palin.”

She would be a great choice - pro-life, pro-energy, a fiscal conservative, etc..


50 posted on 08/28/2008 6:11:00 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Pharmboy

Do you want a VP or a MILF?


51 posted on 08/28/2008 6:12:51 PM PDT by Rome2000 (Peace is not an option)
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To: Clintonfatigued

His approval rating the other day was over 50%. For this state, and he being a Republican, that is pretty good.

If it is Pawlenty, I can live with that. He is my governor, and I think he can hold his own in a debate. He is very, very smart.


52 posted on 08/28/2008 6:13:55 PM PDT by Shelayne (Tagline still laughing at Obama bin Biden....)
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To: Pharmboy

She’s fine, but she hasn’t been the Governor all that long, and what good does she do for McCain in the battleground states?


53 posted on 08/28/2008 6:14:20 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Pharmboy

She’s fine, but she hasn’t been the Governor all that long, and what good does she do for McCain in the battleground states?


54 posted on 08/28/2008 6:14:27 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Fred

I don’t see Cantor on the list of speakers at the convention yet I do see Pawlenty, Palen and Romney as a scheduled speakers.


55 posted on 08/28/2008 6:14:30 PM PDT by jennyjenny
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To: big'ol_freeper

“What about Mitt!!???”

If it’s between Romney and Pawlenty, I’d rather have Pawlenty. Romney’s universal healthcare in MA scares me, and Romney wants a partnership with Red China.

Of course, my favorite would be Duncan Hunter, but Senator McCain would never pick anyone that conservative.


56 posted on 08/28/2008 6:17:02 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Rome2000

I do not think those are incompatible...


57 posted on 08/28/2008 6:19:06 PM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: snarkytart
The dummocrats can't really attack her on "inexperience" now, can they?
58 posted on 08/28/2008 6:20:40 PM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: Sun

Well reasoned post. While I often overlook Hunter, I am looking for a conservative. Mitt Romney is about as much a conservative as Joe Lieberman.

Once this is behind us though, we have a serious battle ahead of us. nObama MUST be defeated. I do believe that our nation’s very survival is at stake.


59 posted on 08/28/2008 6:22:28 PM PDT by big'ol_freeper (A vote for third party is a vote for nObama)
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To: Fred
John McCain

The top three are fine with me. I can support Pawlenty, Palin, or Romney, but think one or the other of the "P"s would be better.

2 peas in a pod
60 posted on 08/28/2008 6:24:21 PM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (¬ďAnybody who has used or advocates using a contraceptive knows when life begins¬Ē.)
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