Run Ryan, Run

Staffers of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) are denying recent reports that the Congressman is seriously considering running for president. Leaks, rumors, and speculation abound. On Tuesday, Stephen F. Hayes at The Weekly Standard reported that Ryan "has been quietly meeting with political strategists to discuss a bid" and is currently discussing a prospective candidacy with his family while vacationing in Colorado. In a radio interview on Friday with Charlie Sykes, Ryan was asked whether he thought any of the current Republican candidates were adequately addressing the "issues of the debt and the deficit and the need to reform entitlements..."  Ryan responded,  "...I haven't seen it to date. We'll see. People's campaigns evolve - they get better. So we'll see. Look, the way I see 2012 - we owe it to the country to let them choose the path they want our country to take. And I just have yet to see a strong and principled articulation of the kind of limited government, opportunity...(Read Full Post)