11/18/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Pawlenty Moving Further Right To Appease Base

He just moved to block ACORN funding in Minnesota.

Last week, he called fears over so-called death panels "legitimate" and "not irrational," and floated the notion that asserting states' rights under the 10th Amendment might be a "viable option" to block federal health reform.

He kicked off the month labeling President Obama's address to schoolchildren "uninvited" and questioning the motive.

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