Apparently, Americans ... deserve to have a second Obama term, because this is what would be the result of such a contest. Calls for Paul Ryan to run for President have lately had two main features: they emphasize that the upcoming election is one of the most important in all of American history, and they then propose that the right way to seize this opportunity is to promote the candidacy of a member of the House of Representatives closely associated with deeply unpopular Medicare reform. Ryan would be almost certain to lose what his fans regard as a pivotal election that will define the future of the country...Read it here.
If you believe as Ryan enthusiasts do that the outcome of the 2012 election is critically important for the fate of liberty and the soul of America, it is truly crazy to demand that the GOP rally behind Ryan, but this is what keeps happening.
Sunday, August 7, 2011
Ryan for President: The Crazy, Inexplicable Demand That Will Not Die
That assessment is from one of Ryan's fellow conservatives, Daniel Larison, writing for The American Conservative: