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The Short-Short List of Three

JD7 Wrote: Apr 13, 2012 11:47 PM
Jeb Bush may be a good politician, but Obama has managed to hang the blame for many of his own failures on George W. Bush, and putting Jeb in as veep would torpedo the GOP ticket. Voters have short memories, but the current recession DID start under W, and the Obama regime would capitalize on that to the hilt. Jeb Bush for veep? You've got to be joking.

With Mitt Romney all but universally acknowledged as the GOP certain nominee, attention has quickly and rightly turned to speculation about the former Massachusetts governor’s running mate.

I say “rightly” because not only will the choice greatly impact the election result, it could also profoundly shape American history if that choice were to become the president on short notice.

The latter consideration is what Romney has often said will guide his deliberations, and anyone with even a passing knowledge of Romney’s earnestness accepts this as a given. There are thus three names which have to be at the top of “the...