LAST TICKET: Pawlenty’s 2012 announcement lands on the obit page; Biden 2016?

Holly Bailey
May 23, 2011

Here are the stories we took note of today but didn't give the full blog treatment:

• Tim Pawlenty's hometown newspaper ran his campaign announcement on its obit page. (City Pages)

• Did Sarah Palin buy a house in Arizona? (Curbed)

• Roger Ailes urged Chris Christie to run for president. (The Cutline)

• But Fox News disputes he called Palin an "idiot." (The Caucus)

• Biden 2016? (Ben Smith)

• Jon Huntsman lunched with George H.W. Bush. (Political Ticker)

• Eric Cantor wants Paul Ryan to run for president. (The Corner)

• President Obama totally drank on the job today. (AP)

• In Iowa, Pawlenty calls for an end to ethanol subsidies. (Des Moines Register)

• Mitch Daniels defends his wife. (Politico)

(Photo of Obama downing a Guinness in Ireland today: WH Pool via AP)