Romney’s Doldrums… (Please, *Not* Rob Portman! PLEASE.)
Jed Babbin at American Spectator.
Romney won’t evolve into an ideological conservative between now and November. But unless he chooses a running mate who is — and can carry the conservative messages on issues Romney is neglecting — he will lose. Romney needs a known, skillful conservative who can take the conservative messages to the voters on defense, foreign policy, and the other important non-economic issues with which Romney feels uncomfortable.
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Related thoughts from Quinn Hillyer: Romney is REALLY Dumb if He Doesn’t Vet Santorum for Veep