Tea party dreamers, if they do in fact dream, will see this cartoon and say, “Yes! We want to throw a monkey wrench into the political system!” Hey, go for it. The thing is though, this monkey wrench will lodge in the Romney campaign and de-rail it as sure as God made little green sour grapes.
Wait till America learns about Ryan’s plan to throw a monkey wrench into Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and just about every safety net program we have. Are you middle class? Duck! Even thoughtful Republicans have opposed it in the past. Let’s see if they have the courage to oppose it now.
Read the profile on Paul Ryan in the New Yorker, that liberal rag I’ve subscribed to since the 1970s. I told my wife last week that I thought Romney would pick Ryan. I had a hunch and my hunch paid off. Maybe it was more like a prayer, something the GOP doesn’t have now.