Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) spoke to the Iowa Republican Party last night, and thanked God
for his blessings in life.
"Thank you, Lord, for my red-hot, smokin' wife," said Pawlenty -- a quote from the movie Talladega Nights
, a Will Ferrell comedy about an idiotic NASCAR driver.
"I think she appreciates that line. I talked to her about it and she's OK with it," Pawlenty later told a reporter
. "She knows it's in fun. I mean it sincerely, I think she is hot."Late Update:
Here's the video: