Hmm...I wonder what he means in regards to those who are in "broken families". Does he classify families that are headed by same-sex couples as "broken"? He also states that he believes in the "core principles" of the pledge, such as federal government intervention in things such as marriage laws and pornography etc - quite "Republican" of him.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Tim Pawlenty, former Governor of Minnessota, has refused to sign The Family Leaders "Marriage Vow Pledge". Yet he refuses in a rather bizarre fashion. Instead of an outright denouncement of the pledge that candidates such as Mitt Romney and Greg Johnson have provided, Pawlenty declines to sign the pledge because he "prefers to choose his own words" rather than be tied to the words of others. His full statement, as provided by Politico, reads,Tweet