October 2009

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Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

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Would-be governor (maybe) rips governor

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

In addition to thoroughly ripping former Viking Randy Moss during an MSNBC interview this week, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak took some well-aimed shots at Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s presumed presidential ambitions.

Rybak, widely considered a candidate for governor next year, ridiculed Pawlenty on the Ed Schultz talk show Monday, saying, among other things, that Pawlenty is “all yak and no act” and called him “a deer in the headlights. “I can guarantee you Tim Pawlenty will be in the private sector at the end of 2012 because he’s not going to beat Barack Obama,” he said.

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