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Pawlenty makes a good VP for Perry, columnist says

Rick Perry is brash, bold and Texan.

Rick Perry is brash, bold and Texan. Tim Pawlenty isn’t.

So Guy Benson of thinks they’d make a nice Republican ticket.

Says Benson:

[A]lthough [Pawlenty] may not be the most exciting choice, Pawlenty just might suit Rick Perry’s needs quite nicely.

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Pawlenty could somewhat soften Perry’s hard-edged, take-no-prisoners personality and could slightly tamp down the razor-sharp spurs on his running mate’s cowboy boots. Meanwhile, the Texan’s aggressive campaign posture could focus and sharpen some of Pawlenty’s broadsides against President Obama.

He also thinks Pawlenty would help with independent voters and adds some geographic diversity. And Benson says a consultant told him that TPaw would “seriously consider” such an offer from Perry.