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Pawlenty says he's headed to Florida to tell the 'truth' about entitlements

Tim Pawlenty today in Des Moines, Iowa:

"Tomorrow I’m going to Florida, to look both young people and seniors in the eye and tell them the truth, that our entitlement programs are on an unsustainable path. And that inaction is no longer an option. Conventional wisdom says you can’t talk about ethanol in Iowa or Social Security in Florida or financial reform on Wall Street. But someone has to say it. Someone has to finally stand up and level with the American people. Someone has to lead."

[Last modified: Monday, May 23, 2011 12:58pm]


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