WASHINGTON - During his brief and ill-fated presidential bid, Tim Pawlenty pursued the role of attack dog about as well as you would expect a golden retriever to do.
The former Minnesota governor was just too cuddly.
WASHINGTON - God knows what has become of the religious right.
The movement of Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson has been in decline for some time, but events of recent days suggest it is wandering in the political wilderness.
NASHUA, N.H. - Mitt Romney is fast becoming the Scrooge McDuck of the 2012 presidential race.
In Disney's version, McDuck is Donald Duck's rich uncle, fond of diving into his money bin and swimming through his pile of coins.