Not only that, Pawlenty revealed his secret weapon for winning over young adults. Policies to make higher education affordable? The mullet? The adorable “TPaw” self-branding? His cheeky TV ad showcasing his oh so hot “34-inch waist?”
No, the 50-year old candidate explained to the Vanderbilt University (no not that) Hustler that he had developed a special bond with 18-24 year olds because he — wait until you here this, kids — uses Facebook and accepts invites to The Daily Show!!!
Of course, that would be a bit more dope if 15 million senior citizens weren’t already using Facebook, and the other folks accepting Daily Show invitations these days weren’t senior citizens like Bob Dole, Madeline Albright, Zell Miller, Mario Cuomo, Allan Greenspan and Henry Kissinger.