I'm beginning to wonder who the Republican candidate will be in September. They're coming at Romney from all sides, now. He's beginning to look like St. Sebastian -- you know, the guy with all the arrows in him?
James Downie: "As David Frum wrote yesterday, for conservatives, nominating Ryan 'is about controlling the Romney campaign — and ultimately the Romney presidency. It’s about forcing a platform on Romney, and then dictating the agenda for that presidency’s first year. The platform happens to be suicidal, and the agenda impossible, but that does not matter to the Ryan advocates.'”
Advisers to President Barack Obama are scripting a Democratic National Convention featuring several Republicans in a prime-time appeal to independents — and planning a blistering portrayal of Mitt Romney as a heartless aristocrat who “would devastate the American middle class,” Democratic sources tell POLITICO.