Screwing Joe Lunchbucket

In Pawlenty's Minnesota, regular guys get squeezed, fat cats get off easy

James Dankert

Tim Pawlenty can still spin some wonderful stories about his modest roots in South St. Paul. But he's the governor now, and his wife is a judge. If you think he isn't being cynical with his down-home charm, and is still fighting for the little guy, check out the tax incidence study from the unbiased professional economists and bean counters from his own department of revenue. It makes him out to be a pretty lousy fighter.

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