POLITICS
10/20/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Pawlenty Sides With Extremists On Obama "Back-To-School" Address

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty today gave his support to parents and schools wary about showing President Obama's televised back-to-school address in classrooms next week.

Pawlenty said that showing the address, slated to be telecast at 11 a.m. Central Time on Tuesday, could be disruptive and raises concerns "about the content and the motive," he said on WCCO radio early this morning. He also said that the speech is "uninvited."

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