But where Mc Cain bet on a combustive mix of clueless novelty and suburban sexual tension named Sarah Palin, Romney bet on an idea.He said as much when he unveiled his choice of Ryan, the author of a hair-raising budget-cutting plan best known for its willingness to slash the sacred cows of Medicare and Medicaid.
When longtime owners, brothers Sandy and William Steel, decided to put the historic movie house up for sale in 2009, Oberlin College sought ways to preserve this community and college asset.
By selecting Ryan, Romney, the hard-charging, chameleonic champion of a disgraced-yet-defiant Wall Street, officially succeeded in moving the battle lines in the 2012 presidential race.
Like John Mc Cain four years before, Romney desperately needed a vice-presidential pick that would change the game.
The map (shown above) will be unveiled in Beijing on January 16th and at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich a day later.
Six Chinese characters in the upper right-hand corner of the map say this is a “general chart of the integrated world”.