Okay, so now it looks like Pawlenty wants to pick a Romneycare fight again 

It seems like Tim Pawlenty is regretting his handling of health care in his first GOP presidential debate with Mitt Romney, and he wants a do over.

Like many commentators, I was baffled by  Pawlenty's decision during Monday's debate to back off from criticizing Mitt Romney's Massachusetts health care plan, when just a day earlier on Fox News Sunday he used the term "Obamneycare" to tie his rival to Obama on health care.

Moments ago, Pawlenty had the following to say on Twitter: "On seizing debate opportunity re: healthcare: Me 0, Mitt 1. On doing healthcare reform the right way as governor: Me 1, Mitt 0."

It's unclear what's going on here. Pawlenty seems to keep going back and forth as to whether he wants to make Romneycare an issue, or if he's trying to be Mr. Nice Guy. Perhaps Mike Huckabee is right, and Pawlenty "needs to get rid of some of his consultants.”

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