Skip to comments.Signs that Paul Ryan May Be Romney's VP Pick
Posted on 08/10/2012 4:08:22 PM PDT by arichtaxpayer
The following signs have emerged that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)--chair of the House Budget Committee, and widely respected pro-life fiscal conservative leader--could be announced as Mitt Romney's choice for Vice President--and sooner rather than later: 1. Ryan has surged on InTrade's prediction market in the past two days, making him the #1 contender ahead of Ohio Senator Rob Portman. 2. Ryan was on vacation in Colorado this week, but appeared at a memorial service today near Milwaukee for victims of Sunday's shootings at a Sikh temple... 3. ...and a mysterious charter plane from Boston to Ryan's hometown of Janesville, WI was reported this afternoon. 4. Breitbart News has learned that one major news network was alerting producers that Romney could announce his choice today... 5. ...and Romney is due to begin a bus tour tomorrow that will take him through several swing states--and which is thought to be a chance to showcase his running mate. 6. It is not unprecedented for campaigns to announce the candidate for Vice President on a Friday night. Barack Obama announced Joe Biden as his pick on a late Friday night/early Saturday morning in 2008.
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Secret service request to Administration and leak from WH will provide right name.
I see also per Drudge—Romney’s plane parked in Paul Ryan’s hometown.
Slaughter the chicken, read the entrails.
Still Voodoo politics at this point. Maybe Mitt has chosen, maybe not.
And just maybe, it won’t make jack WHO he chooses. The Democrats will just as willingly demonize one as another.
The mysterious plane report has already been debunked.
I really like Paul Ryan but I don’t know if he will help the ticket that much. I’m not sure he can deliver Wisconsin. He is without a doubt the smartest of the choices about the economy.
Paul Ryan is a member of the CFR.
The Council on Foreign Relations is not some benign club for politicians and policy wonks. They do have an agenda.
Ryan works. I would prefer that he stay in Congress for a few more years because we need as many conservatives there as we can get, but he’s better than a RINO or somebody ineligible like Jindal.
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Please let it be so.
Instead of worrying about Romney’s VP pick, you all should be more concerned about a lack of spunk in his campaign. When is Romney going to come out swinging?
This would be most excellent.
Hate to give up the seat in congress but Ryan’s the real deal.
Romney could learn something from Ryan. Be forceful, direct, make no apologies and don't accept the premise of biased/slanted questions or statements.
I think you are really on to something here, to borrow JFK's famous line about his friend Joe McCarthy. I predict Romney never comes out swinging; he is "swung out" after his attacks on his primary opponents.
So far, Romney is pulling a McCain- too timid and afraid of offending the sob.
If somebody doesnt get up the guts to expose this Marxist/Muslim pos, we will lose.
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Ryan is awesome... and mild.
Nothing personal but I predict you are full of crap
Just yesterday or thereabouts, wasn’t Drudge headlining with a different pick? Petraeus?
Ryan is not a problem. Romney IS THE PROBLEM!!!
I do believe you are right. Don’t check Drudge out any more but a friend told me they had an opinion poll about him.
Wrong...OBAMA IS THE PROBLEM!
Devoid of any semblance of fiscal sanity with him gone in the House and no one to fill Boehner's seat? Sure.
That is my fear, we need him to get through some real cost reductions, much like Ford's and many other Corporate turn-arounds.
I am not sure as VP he can do it from that slot...
He got 68% of the vote in the last election. I doubt his seat would be in trouble.
He is from Janesville WI, a very working class place.
He is VERY pro-life.
Mass Attending Catholic.
He is wicked smart.
He is nobodies fool and has no problem taking it to the press, Professionally.
He knows the budget and the numbers inside and out.
Did I mention Wicked smart and very Pro-Life Catholic.
I like Ryan, he is one of the few people courageous enough to even hint at the economic realities facing this republic and offering a proposed solution.
Looking at his biography however, it seems the inspiration for his political career came from reading Ayn Rand. (Not that there is anything wrong with that)You can bet your bippie that will be one of the first aspects of his past vetted by the media. Obama’s romance with Bill Ayers and communism? Nothing to see there. Ryan and Rand? A cruel social darwinist- mark my words, it will come.
Can Ryan run without giving up his seat? I’d love to see him for VP but want to hedge my bets!
Ryan works for me...he is the real deal and would be a huge help in getting our fiscal house in order...
Sadly this seems lost on some in here....
That's a given & a fact without even saying!!!
#7. I saw him coming out of a Chick-fil-A and he was wearing a fake moustache.
[That should be the clincher that he’s the pick.]
Great guy, but only Rubio can bring in new voters
I agree, BUT the fricking Dems already have a commercial in the can with a faux Ryan pushing Granny over the cliff. Never underestimate the dumbed down Americans watching their TV’s, let alone the very dumbed down non Americans whom are registered to vote.
I thought Romney wanted a Governor, a congressman from either house or senate makes no sense, if the goal is a congressional majority.
hopefully after the RNC and he gets the funds released.
I heard Hugh Hewitt talking to Representative John Campbell about this on his radio show a few minutes ago, and Campbell said Ryan would be driving financial reform as VP, and could end up being be one of the most influential VPs in the history of the country.
Even if Ryan doesn’t ‘help’ the ticket he sure wouldn’t hurt. They typical naive female might be lured away from 0bama’s ill-perceived swagger and bogus ‘war on women’ fight and onto Ryan’s baby blues and Elvis-like hair. To the womenz, it’s all about charm and SEXUAL ATTRACTION not ideology, ya know!
Just heard Congressman John Campbell (R-CA), discuss this on Hugh Hewitt’s show.
Surprised to learn that having Ryan as VP would be the best place for him.
From there he could select OMB Sec. and provide product to Congress.
I was worried he’d be a great loss, if he left Congress, but Campbell put those concerns to rest.
So, now there is someone I could promote beyond Rubio.
Before criticizing my 1st & 2nd picks, be able to substantiate who you believe would ADD MORE VOTES, for a Romney ticket.
Probably when he can spend some money....i.e. after he is officially nominated.
If we really want Romney to come out swinging, we need to convince him that Obama is a conservative Repubican.
and btw, love Ryan.
You better spend more time worrying about the communists supporting Obama’s agenda and a little less time suggesting the CFR is some single minded conspiracy group.
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So is Newt Gingrich, hard to find a known political figure that s not a member of CFR, or some other NWO Organization.
I think Romney will get tough when he needs to be. In my opinion, I think his team has played a good game so far. Obama has engaged in all kinds of savagery, and for what? He’s still more than likely behind. I think this is political rope-a-dope.
Good summary. He is also wicked smart.
Biden ran for his seat as he ran for VP.