The Anti-Mitt for VP Campaign

romney.jpgTIME’s Swampland reports on an online petition aimed at dissuading John McCain from picking Mitt Romney as his running mate. The effort is reportedly run by a fringe Christian Right group. But God-o-Meter would guess that McCain would improve his standing among the Christian Right leadership by selecting Romney, who courted those leaders so assiduously as a presidential candidate.
Among too many rank-and-file evangelicals, though Romney never truly connected, and the so-called “Mormon issue” was only part of the reason. One more reason McCain is unlikely to enlist Romney as veep. That, and they seemed to hate each other’s guts as on the campaign trail.


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posted April 4, 2008 at 11:53 pm

They really did seem to hate each other on the trail but there is no denying how chummy they are now. The fact is McCain needs Romney. He needs his skill as a manager and a turn around artist. Not to mention his amazing ability to organize and to raise money. Something McCain has not been very good at. He also needs the street cred that Romney brings to those of us who care about things like the economy.
I think Romney would be an excellent choice for VP.

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posted November 2, 2008 at 4:18 pm

Romney is scary.

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