GOP presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty preemptively caves in to false lefty narrative:

Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty this morning added to the political debate about the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords by taking exception to Sarah Palin’s use of cross hairs on a 2010 election map.

That gives us some clue as to how he’d behave as President, yes? I’m tempted to scratch him off my 2012 short list.

UPDATE: If you think I’m totally off-base here, read this.