Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who briefly ran for the Republican nomination last year, says the Romney campaign should look elsewhere than to him for the vice presidential pick.

https://twitter.com/GilesMcK/status/216954172279492608

The former governor also slammed the Obama administration for its handling (or lack thereof) of the economy.

Opinions flowed about whether Pawlenty would be a useful choice for the number 2 GOP spot.

And, leftists used it as an opportunity to take cheap shots.