Guy Benson

Per the Romney campaign:

RT @AndreaMSaul: HERE FIRST: has raised over $1.2 million since pick of

That number will continue to explode as the weekend progresses.  The American Future Fund already has an ad up, touting Ryan and "America's Comeback Team:"

That was fast.  And pretty impressive.

UPDATE - Romney/Ryan blows past $2 million raised since this morning.

UPDATE II - This is what enthusiasm looks like: Overflow crowds at Romney/Ryan rally venues, and supporters lining the streets in Virginia.

Guy Benson

Guy Benson is's Political Editor. Follow him on Twitter @guypbenson. He is co-authors with Mary Katharine Ham for their new book End of Discussion: How the Left's Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun).

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