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Pawlenty’s ‘clunker’ of a joke


Gov. Tim Pawlenty, on Fox News’ “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” repeated a joke he had heard about the Cash for Clunkers program, in which people could bring in their old, less-fuel-efficient vehicles and get a government rebate toward the purchase of a cleaner more-fuel-efficient vehicle.

This clip from “The Rachel Maddow Show” includes Maddow’s conclusions about Pawlenty’s message in telling the joke.