POLITICS
01/25/2011 10:29 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Tim Pawlenty Drops Epic Movie Trailer For 'Courage To Stand' Book (VIDEO)

We know the attention span of the average American is getting shorter, but apparently books by politicians now need to be marketed -- through video -- as epic tales of triumph and glory.

That's exactly what Tim Pawlenty has done with a new movie trailer-style promotion for his memoir "Courage To Stand," which got a cool reception on the bookshelves after its release last week.

Take a look below, and tell us what you think. Is this the first piece of promotional material for a fledgling presidential campaign? Is he trying to sell books? Or is he really the last hope for humanity?

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