Go watch the video of the throw-down between Bachmann and Pawlenty here.
Are you done? Good.
Now tell me: Is it better to stand up and fight for what’s right, even if you lose the battle, or to “pragmatically” tuck your tail between your tail and run for the hills?
Is it better to get your name on a lousy “deal” and thus end up sharing responsibility of the inevitable horrid results or to stand full square against it?
We’re sure Allahpundit is already busy penning a post about how this benefits Mittens Obama, but to anybody with principles, this ought to be a very easy question.