On June 24, with the wrangling from the legislative session at last behind him, Governor Tim Pawlenty took advantage of a lull in the news cycle for some textbook image softening. It wasn't billed as image softening, of course; it was "a major policy speech." And that it might serve to shore up support among one of his target constituencies--environmentally conscious but otherwise conservative suburbanites--well, chalk that up to a... More >>>