The PJ Tatler

Tim Pawlenty: The government is too damn big

At the 2011 Tea Party Patriots’ Policy Summit, former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) told the crowd, “Our Founders put it in terms so simple even a politician should be able to understand: They started with a most important principle. They didn’t say we’re endowed by our member of Congress or we’re endowed by our bureaucrats.  They said we’re endowed by our Creator with certain unalienable Rights — and that government derives its powers from the consent of the governed.”

Watch his complete interview with Alexis Garcia here, where he reveals the key players in America’s new ruling class. He also explains how a President Pawlenty would react to growing chaos in North Africa and the Middle East.