The magazine calls him "an aggressively forgettable fellow perfectly suited to the role of debate filler." Ouch.
What’s next for Tim Pawlenty?
After being passed over twice as a vice presidential pick, where does Tim Pawlenty go from here? Time magazine explores his options. If Mitt Romney wins, perhaps a cabinet post? Or a run against Sen. Al Franken in 2014? And there's always the private sector. The former Minnesota governor sits on seven corporate boards.