A survey of political media on Sunday suggests that the real story around Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate was the clandestine orchestration to keep the news under embargo.
When Mitt Romney settled on Paul Ryan and how he kept it a secret – Washington Post
Paul Ryan selection shrouded in secrecy – Fox News
Cloak-and-dagger tactics helped Romney keep Ryan a secret – Los Angeles Times
Ryan Disguise and Woods Detour Keep Romney No. 2 Pick Secret – Businessweek
Paul Ryan, Vice President Pick, Disguises And Hikes Through The Woods – Huffington Post
Really? The Republican ticket adds a daring, young knight of the conservative party and talk is about the paparazzi-like coverage of the vetting process? Romney’s campaign ties itself to a host of divisive issues, namely Ryan’s budget-reducing overhaul of the federal government, and the press still goes for campaign-trail buzz?
DEBRA SAUNDERS: “[Journalists are] understaffed and we’re overworked…we can just write a really quick easy story…it’s like a re-write job. Editors are asking for more and more stuff from us.”BILL PRESS: “There is a laziness than a part of the press corps…”