Skip to comments.Is it really Paul Ryan?
Posted on 08/10/2012 11:38:32 PM PDT by wrhssaxensemble
Anyone else wondering if maybe this could be a cover for the pick of Rubio? I've noticed that so far Rob Portman and Tim Pawlenty have announced that they received calls from Romney saying they wouldn't be his runningmate but declined to say who will. Thus far I haven't (correct me if I missed it) heard that Rubio has not heard it. It also seems strange that this news would leak this early and the time picked for the event tomorrow also seems odd. Does anyone else think that maybe the rumors about Ryan is just a cover for the pick of someone else, likely Rubio?
Look out for low flying RINOs, budgets as far as the eye can see, departments that live in perpetuity, ad nauseum. Hey, at least Ron Paul is out. Imagine what a nightmare that would be!
If so Breitbart and Drudge will look the fools too.
OMG that top middle picture looks like my brother! My brothers going to be VP!? :)
This is possible, but keep in mind it’s also 2am in the morning. I think this came out maybe just an hour ago, so all us night owls are tracking this and not normal people.
I wanted General David Patraeus, he has led our armed forces in tough battles, best choice for someone who had to make presidential decisions as commander-in-chief. Current CIA director, knows foreign policy.
Marco Rubio would be my 2nd choice
I hope Paul Ryan says no, it’s not his time and he’s moving up the ladder to become speaker. He would have to give that up to run for 2nd. Gravitas crap all over again
True. The fact I am up at 3 am (after being up at 5 this morning to go to work) just so I can track who might be named as VP- a post that except in the very rare occurrence of a tie in the senate does not really matter a whole lot- certainly puts some merit to my girlfriend’s allegations that I am a nerd. haha
That "what else" is the fact that Rubio is not a natural born citizen, and therefore not eligible.
Cubans are not Hispanic? Since when?
“The fact I am up at 3 am (after being up at 5 this morning to go to work) just so I can track who might be named as VP- a post that except in the very rare occurrence of a tie in the senate does not really matter a whole lot- certainly puts some merit to my girlfriends allegations that I am a nerd.”
However, having a GF scuttles those allegations.
Florida is already a lock for Romney. It is Obama that is way below 50% in FLA.
Ryan brings the base home, HARD and FAST. He is a true blue conservative and wicked smart. That is a good pick.
Rubio is a little too green and untested for the big time. He would be great as Ryan's VP pick in 2020.
I have... mixed emotions about a Ryan pick. On the one hand, from the business and economic standpoint, the man is as sharp as they come and will not put up with the balderdash. How much effective control he will have is another story. VPs don’t really do/have much. But, he’s a lot better than a lot of the other names that have been tossed around.
Not the kind of Hispanics which comprise the bulk of America — MEXICANS!
We will have to see pictures to confirm said GF.
Hey, I have been maried, TO THE SAME WOMAN, for almost 12 years. I can try.
Really any pictures.
Ryan/Rubio 2020? Yep. I was thinking that myself. But don’t rule out Ted Cruz in 2020 either. Very smart man.
Why do you think FL is a lock?