Paul Ryan: A One-Man Fiscal Cliff?

Does Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate signal his campaign is tacking to the right again, or is Ryan tacking left? It seems the first casualty will be Ryan's near-universally reviled budget plan, but can Mitt really defang Ryan and get him ready for primetime?

Paul Ryan’s Odd VP Selection As a Play for Women’s Votes Through His Wife

So Romney picked Paul Ryan, eh? And at the decidedly unmedia-worthy time of 7 a.m. ET on a Saturday morning. Who’s staffing newsrooms on early Saturday mornings? Well, Clyde, the 75-year-old ex- 6 & 11 p.m. anchorman now doing weekends and still threatening an age discrimination suit if they let him go and ace weekend reporter, Cindy, a former Miss Pickle Festival and recent communications grad from “We’lltakeanybodywithmoney” U. That’s who! And for the sporty types, their attention is still riveted on our highly successful Olympic efforts, Pro football exhibition games and the PGA. Even baseball is starting to get slightly interesting. Then there’s the matter of preparing the kids for their return to school. read more