Skip to comments.The best pick for Romney vice president? The one no one's talking about
Posted on 08/02/2012 7:17:21 AM PDT by Former Fetus
The Romney campaign announced Tuesday that it will alert Mitt Romney's supporters of his pick for vice president via smartphone app, renewing speculation about a potential VP and Mr. Romney's timeline for announcing the decision.
The great mentioning game for the Republican vice presidential slot has featured the same few names over and over: Tim Pawlenty, Marco Rubio, Chris Christie, Bobby Jindal, Mitch Daniels, Rob Portman, even Condoleezza Rice. But there's a candidate that Romney should be considering, someone who could help him with the Jewish vote, gain him support in a crucial swing state, and give him an exciting surprise selection bounce: Eric Cantor, the majority leader of the House of Representatives.
But Mr. Cantor, the strongest pick for Romney, isn't even listed on predictwise's otherwise exhaustive set of 26 possibilities, which even includes such unimaginable choices as Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, and Ron Paul.
Why reach way back into the obscurity of the House of Representatives to Cantor, passing over so many able governors and senators, most with much bigger national name recognition?
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Yuck. Talk about “wimp” factor.
The Jewish vote will mainly go to Obama cause you “can’t fix stupid”.
Mind you a lot of Jewish Americans, such as Hollywood Jews, support Palestinians over their own brothers
Talk about dullsville!! Cantor is worthless on every level, as a legislator, as a leader, as a speaker, as majority leader. Please!!
However, but for Palin, no VP has really made any difference. It dominates the news cycle for about a week, but that’s pretty much it. Only we who follow politics care. And of course every single pundit will get it wrong.
Cantor has been mentioned before.
He’s a social liberal.
How about Dan Cathy? The man has backbone.
Yes. Palin. or John Sununu (he just turned 73)
Cantor is the highest ranking Jewish politician in the US - ever. Yet while so-called journalists figuratively fellated obie over his “groundbreaking” ascension, they have never even mentioned Cantor’s accomplishment.
Personally I would like to see Michelle Bachmann as VP candidate, but the attacks on her because of her comments on the Muslim Brotherhood and the current administration, have already hurt her. Sometimes it is easy to forget that we need someone that the "average" American will vote for... and that thought scares me!
Governor Susanna Martinez, but he can’t have her!
Sarah Palin or Paul Ryan
Any good American would do the job! Even an independent or a Blue Dog Democrat—just as long as they are an America.
And he won't chicken out.
Cantor will go over like a lead balloon as will most anyone else from Congress.
Palin or bust.
(she did not say that, and besides nobody remembers that anymore now anyway)
I thought Joe Leiberman, U.S. Senator-CT, was the highest ranking Jewish politician...at least currently. More identity politics. Haven’t we had enough of that in this country?
The big problem is who wants to actually run on his ticket?
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