You’ve heard them on television and read them on POLITICO — cheerful,
defiant statements from Republican political professionals about Mitt Romney’s bold masterstroke in tapping Paul Ryan as his running mate, and turning the 2012 presidential race into a serious, far-reaching debate about budgets and the nation’s future.
Don’t buy it.
aren’t being quoted by name, there is an unmistakable consensus among
Republican operatives in Washington: Romney has taken a risk with Ryan
that has only a modest chance of going right — and a huge chance of
going horribly wrong.
Read more at Politico.