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Watch: Sen. Rob Portman's Attack Dog "VP Screen Test"

Jay413 Wrote: Jul 16, 2012 4:30 PM
Depends on what you think Romney needs. I don't think he needs someone to sing lullabies. He needs someone to wake people up, shake them out of their doldrums, make them listen. He needs a pit bull, not a pussycat.

The political class awaits Mitt Romney's choice for number two with bated breath, and this weekend gave Veepwatchers a chance to examine one of the names atop the list. On Saturday, Senator Rob Portman of Ohio gave the weekly Republican address, which you could think of as a sort of "VP screen test," offering a glimpse of his style as an attack dog. Watch as he hits President Obama for his failed economic policies and touts the Republican solutions, and see if you can imagine him on the stump as Mitt Romney's main surrogate: