Springfield Republican Steve Robinette and Missouri State University Professor Eric Morris both believe Mitt Romney's odds at winning the number two slot are considerable. But during the primary, McCain's dislike of the former Massachusetts Governor was both visible and palpable. Will Romney's economic cred coupled with his Michigan-roots be enough for McCain to swallow his inner-contempt?
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MY TAKE: McCain's Prospects:
Sen. Joe Lieberman/Tom Ridge = THE HAIL MARY PASS
Mitt Romney = THE POLITICAL PICK
Tim Pawlenty = SAFE & SECURE
Both Robinette and Morris also see big problems if McCain selected a abortion-rights supporter like Sen. Joe Lieberman or former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge. But if Lieberman is still in the running, why has Ridge been taken out of consideration?
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