Daily Archives: August 13, 2012

This much you have to give Mitt Romney: by choosing Paul Ryan as his running mate he has made it impossible to avoid turning the presidential election into a genuine and long overdue debate on the nature, extent and responsibilities of American government. By doing that, whatever the outcome, he will have rendered a service to the American people, who deserve to be drawn into in an all-out contest of principles rather than the usual beauty-pageant cum pratfall-watch that consume most fall campaigns. Read more