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Tim Pawlenty
Best entertainment value: GOP nomination contest
Best entertainment value: GOP nomination contest

Las Vegas is one of my favorite places, but there's a tinge of sadness on the Strip these days. It's not a lack of crowds or dearth of attractions. The streets, shows, restaurants and casinos are packed as always. No, what's made the people of Las Vegas so blue is the knowledge that, no matter how much fun they offer today, they simply can't compete with the biggest fun show in town: the 2012 Republican presidential primary, playing in every city and town across America. It's so hilarious, they should charge admission. First, there are so many candidates squeezed onto such a small stage, they can't help but trip all over themselves. The message of...