Today in Tim Pawlenty Trying to Not Be Boring

Former Minnesota Governor and Republican candidate for president Tim Pawlenty speaks at the Cato Institute in Washington, DC, May 25, 2011. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: SAUL LOEB/2011 AFP

“In terms of the beat, I like ‘Bad Romance.' I gotta say that even though she’s a little unusual, ‘Born This Way’ has got some appeal. She’s actually very talented. If you go to … the Lady Gaga HBO special, and you watch her sing a cappella, ‘Born This Way’, she can sing. … And she does it a cappella. So, interesting, talented, a little weird but you know.” —Tim Pawlenty on liking Lady Gaga a little bit but not too much [Glittarazi via Click/Politico]