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Will Romney Choose a Safe Running Mate for VP?

Weisenheimer Wrote: Jun 05, 2012 9:17 AM
Allen West would NOT accept. West is looking for a person with a "spine" to be a leader and that isn't Romney.

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...