Possibly Romney's strategy....He knows that some votes won't go to him -- no matter what.He also knows that he has to galvanize a conservative base. Choosing Ryan definitely does the latter.I like Paul Ryan -- a lot.Yeah, I'm now supporting the GOP ticket.
Romney has gone up a few notches in my estimation. He made a serious pick and he just turned this election into a national referendum on the future of our nation.Progressivism and death by debt, or a return to our constitutional foundations of liberty and limited government.
Yes. I think this was was a smart move, but at the same time I hate to see man with Paul Ryan's talents wasted on the vice presidency. Remember John Nance Garner said that office wasn't worth "a bucket of warm spit" -- only he didn't say "spit." I tend to agree. Serving as VP basically benches, you for four years, unless, of course, you're Dick Cheney.I'd much prefer to see Mr. Ryan, himself, run for the Oval Office, but he's still a little young, isn't he?Brilliant guy! And a sweet, wholesome, handsome, family man. His voice, however, is on the tinny side, and his platform manner is a bit too bland and reserved for anhone destined for political stardom, but maybe that's just what we need -- someone without all the phony Hollywood-style glamour.Haven't we all had more than enough of King Barack, the Demagogue-in-Chief? Let's hope that's the case.Unfortunately, at least half the electorate are functionally moronic, brainwashed automata. And the GOP has so many traitors at its core. Look no farther than Chief Justice John Roberts for conclusive proof of that.~ FT
FT,IMO, Paul Ryan isn't experienced enough for the Oval Office.Since when do Presidents come directly out of the House? I could look it up right now except that I'm grilling -- and blogging in between flipping burgers.
Went from ice cold to luke warm. Things are indeed warming up.Ryan is smart, articulate, and capable.There may be a chance yet.If Ryan is a Cheney and Mitt is, well, Mittens.
Les,Perhaps, Romney realizes that he needs someone who can be as aggressive as Ryan can be.
I think he should have picked a black woman. If he really wanted to win, that's what' he'd a doneJames
Mr. Ryan is "Black Irish," James. I'm afraid that'll will just have to do.Whoe were you thinking of Star Parker? Yes. I could see that. Star Parker is a great role model not only for her people but for the rest of us as well.I like Mr. Ryan. He looks both sweet and tough -- a good combination == probably the best.~ FT
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