Associated Press, Published August 10 2011
Pawlenty knocks Obama, Bachmann in same swipe
That was an obvious reference to Pawlenty's homestate rival, Michele Bachmann, in the race for the GOP nomination.
Pawlenty lags in polls and has questioned the congresswoman's experience as he's sought to derail her in the GOP race.
He is telling residents not to repeat the mistakes of 2008, when Obama's win in Iowa began his pathway to the presidency.