Uh oh. Now Tim Pawlenty is getting the Newt Gingrich treatment. No, his campaign staff didn’t leave. No, his phone didn’t accidentally show off his questionable music choice. And, no, his campaign materials weren’t mocked by the Trinity Killer. (Man, Gingrich has had a really tough month) What did happen is that, like Gingrich, Pawlenty found himself covered in glitter thanks to some gay rights activists.
Well, maybe glitter isn’t the right word. It looks more like pink confetti from the looks of the video now making the rounds. And, unlike Gingrich’s sparkling attacker, Pawlenty wasn’t the victim of a loan-glitterer. The protesters appear to be involved with Code Pink which would explain the switch to confetti (better to show off the eponymous color).
The incident occurred at a convention for America’s Health Insurance Plans. The woman who snazzed up the presidential candidate can be heard asking, “”Where’s your courage to stand on gay rights and women’s reproductive rights?” The description for the video, uploaded by Code Pink, reads as follows:
“If elected, GOP Presidential candidate said he would reinstate Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (the ban on openly-gay service). He vetoed a bill in MN that would have allowed surving partners of same-sex couples the right to decide what to do with their loved one’s deceased body, because he believes in ‘traditional marriage’.”
Watch the video below:
(h/t The Hill)
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