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#1 Romney for Veep?
Well, beats Jo Jo.
(But not much)
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-04-13 00:37||
#2 Alan West, Paul Ryan, Bobby Jindal, Marco Rubio, Bolton, Rummy, and I shall not discount others.. yet. It's going to be a wartime President no matter whom. Need a good right hand.
Posted by newc 2012-04-13 02:24||
#3 Need a good right hand.
Something Obean lacks.
Posted by gorb 2012-04-13 04:28||
#4 Biden is insurance, gorb.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-04-13 04:34||
#5 And comic relief.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2012-04-13 07:55||
#6 "Alan West, Paul Ryan, Bobby Jindal, Marco Rubio, Bolton, Rummy"
I think we need to let Alan West, Paul Ryan and Marco Rubio season a bit. Both are a little new to politics. I think to some extent the Palin name was tarnished before its time by throwing her into the meatgrinder too quickly.
Jindal somewhat killed his national career by pushing Intelligent Design as forcefully as he did. It might not be a killer, but combined with a Mormon on the ticket I don't think its a great idea (then again it might satisfy those that really don't like a Mormon on the ticket, perhaps some polling needs to be done there).
Either Rummy or Bolton would be fine in my eyes. Hopefully there are other names as well out there we haven't even thought of yet.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-04-13 09:09||
#7 Dick Cheney - he's tanned, rested (with a new heart), and ready. Plus it would be fun to watch lefty heads explode....
wait a day, then announce that Cheney's declined
Posted by Frank G 2012-04-13 09:36||
#8 Brilliant idea, also a great way to make sure you capture the news cycle if/when required.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-04-13 10:09||
#9 Kelly Ayotte, Senator from NH has been mentioned also.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-04-13 11:03||
#10 FrankG - Brilliant!
Posted by newc 2012-04-13 11:48||
#11 I think Ryan would be awesome. West and Rubio should devlier FLA. Not sure about Jindal yet. Give Palin Sec Interior or Department of Energy and let her excel and rebuild her tarnished image.
Posted by Hellfish 2012-04-13 12:19||
#12 I've always thought Palin would do well running the RNC. She is good at fundraisers and would push party money towards tea party candidates.
Posted by Rjschwarz 2012-04-13 12:31||
#13 Rjschwarz, that's the best position for her for sure. She does bring a crowd.
Posted by newc 2012-04-13 13:11||
#14 I'd hate to see West or Rubio waste themselves on Romney. The trail to the Presidency via a losing VP run is very narrow. The only one that made it to my recollection was FDR who ran for VP and lost in 1924.
Posted by GolfBravoUSMC 2012-04-13 21:14||
#15 "Let the VeepStakes begin" > D *** NG, I THOUGHT IT DID ALREADY!
Newt + Ron have said they're in it to the end - to avoid a split GOP ticket + foster Party unity, I see Romney picking one of them, IMO more likely Ron Paul than Newt due to some of Newt's past criticisms + Newt's very strong personal charisma.
But ya never know - "POLITICS MAKES STRANGE BEDFELLOWS". Would'nt surprise me at all iff Newt or Ron get a major Cabinet position.
NO MATTER WHO, MICHELLE WINS!
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-04-13 23:27||