Quotable: Tim Pawlenty

“It’s taking on more and more of a reality TV component, these races. You’ve got to have not just money but an entertainment component, too. And so I brought forward a record of serious policy approaches, I thought, to the campaign, and at least in that moment in time the electorate is looking for something else.” — Tim Pawlenty, on “The Colbert Report,” on why his campaign didn’t catch fire.

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