Tim Pawlenty Might Need a Miracle, But ABC Won’t Let Him Use Their Footage of One

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Republican presidential candidate former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations' Campaign 2012 Series June 28, 2011 in New York.  In what was billed as a major foreign policy speech, Pawlenty criticized the Obama administration on its handling of the events shaping the "Arab Spring." AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Republican presidential candidate former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations' Campaign 2012 Series June 28, 2011 in New York. In what was billed as a major foreign policy speech, Pawlenty criticized the Obama administration on its handling of the events shaping the "Arab Spring." AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: STAN HONDA/2011 AFP

The network is threatening to send Pawlenty a cease-and-desist letter for using their footage of the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" Olympic hockey victory in one of his campaign ads. And since he's not one of the many God-backed candidates this election cycle, we just don't know where he's going to get that miracle. [Gawker]