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Will Romney Choose a Safe Running Mate for VP?

colebi Wrote: Jun 05, 2012 11:03 AM
I'd like to see Jim DeMint as the VP. He has already announced he will not run for re-election to the Senate when his term expires. That would bring in the conservative base and he is fairly well known.
Anne384 Wrote: Jun 05, 2012 1:57 PM
NO- leave him in the senate where he is needed! Hopefully in a leadership roll. The same for Rubio, Paul and other conservative senators.

There are rumors that Mitt Romney may select his vice-presidential running mate in advance of the Republican National Convention in August. Speeding up the process would boost his fundraising for a few extra weeks. Conservatives are worried Romney will pick a moderate establishment candidate, while the establishment is worried Romney will pick someone seen as too extreme by the independents who generally decide presidential elections.

Romney will most likely avoid making the kind of choice John McCain did by picking Sarah Palin. Although Palin energized the base, she became a relentless target of the media. He will not want to...