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The Idea Man: Enter Paul Ryan, Stage Right

jkimbrell236 Wrote: Sep 01, 2012 3:27 PM
Confidence. Yes, that supreme Reagan quality! Thanks for a wonderful article, Mr. Greenberg. I enjoy your writing.
It had the air of a debut. The 42-year-old out of the world of conservative ideas was stepping on stage at Tampa as his party's nominee for vice president of the United States. And you could tell he was happy to be there, and would be even happier once the bell rang for the main event, which will be this fall's presidential campaign. ("We can do this!")

Contrary to the accepted caricature of his running mate as an over-cautious type out of the East, Mitt Romney took a flyer on this young congressman from the Midwest. He may still be...