Show, don’t tell. If your point is you grew up in a crappy town, name and show the crappy town. If your point is that the president lies and you don’t, mention something he lied about. Basically, show something besides Pawlenty’s stupid ass face as much as possible. Are his wife or daughters hot? You could show that.
And no red meat to speak of! The shot of the TelePrompTer was a nice dogwhistle, though kind of underscored by him later clearly reading off of one. At least he doesn’t look as painfully constipated as he does on the masthead of timpawlenty.com, but my guess is if he really understood how insane the people involved in the Iowa Republican primaries are, he would’ve gone with the fake southern drawl again.
Pawlenty ‘12: “You’ve never heard of me, and I might not have any ideas, but at least I’m not good at giving speeches.”
Comment by Angry Geometer on 05/23/11 at 01:43 PM