“I think it was nine days (of shutdown) at that time, and I think we could have gotten a better deal if we had allowed that to continue for a while and the people of Minnesota would have seen the issues play out a little longer,” the Republican presidential hopeful said Thursday night at a press conference at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport. – Tim Pawlenty: Shutdown could be a good thing
UPDATE: The news just keeps getting worse for Pawlenty. He raised only $4.2 million in the 2nd quarter.
TM Note: Title has been corrected, apologies for the error.