Pawlenty Tries to Take Flight, As Middle East Hawk

In a speech to the Council on Foreign Relations this morning, Tim Pawlenty offered a robust defense of a hawkish foreign policy modeled on — who else? — former president Ronald Reagan.

“Today in our own Republican Party, some look back and conclude our projection of strength and defense of freedom was a product of different times and different challenges,” Pawlenty said. “Well, times have changed, but the nature of the challenge has not.” Read More

Pawlenty Tries to Take Flight, As Middle East Hawk