With Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate, are we any closer to knowing what Romney really believes? In Comment this week, John Cassidy considers the pick and what it says about where Romney’s sympathies currently lie:
Both Romney and Ryan profess to be deficit hawks. But, by refusing to consider tax increases and exempting the Pentagon from any reductions in funding, they are obliged to propose cuts to other programs which are simply too big to be credible.
Presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney announced his running mate this morning: Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan. Over the next three months, the race is on for the Romney and Obama campaigns to define Ryan to the American public. Speci... Read Post
PHILADELPHIA — Kerry Healey would know a thing or two about some of the qualities Mitt Romney is looking for in a running mate: The last time he picked one, he chose her. But Healey, the former lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, ... Read Post