Likely 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty is planning to send a "special message" to supporters on Facebook today at 3:00 PM ET.
Spoiler alert: Pawlenty will not officially announce his candidacy for president today. Instead, he announce the formation of a presidential exploratory committee, just like Newt Gingrich did during his "big announcement" on March 3.
If nothing else, the move should help to boost the former Minnesota governor's following on Facebook. To take part in today's big announcement, supporters have to hit the "Like" the button on Tim Pawlenty's Facebook page.
The countdown ticker on Tim Pawlenty's Facebook page struck zero at exactly 3:00 PM ET. And then.... nothing happened. After staring at a clock reading 00:00:00 for about half a minute, I refreshed the page and was treated to the following video: