“The choice of Vice President is going to be extremely difficult for Mitt Romney to game…” The GOP campaign has good reason to be nervous about the running mate choice. Will it be someone who previously sought the presidential nomination — Michele Bachmann or Rick Santorum — or someone out of left field, as Sarah Palin was for John McCain’s campaign?
We spoke to Samuel L. Popkin, author of The Candidate: What It Takes to Win – and Hold – the White House, about Mitt Romney’s choices.
The Bryant Park Reading Room and New York Historical Society will be hosting Sam Popkin to discuss The Candidate and the election. So, you can catch Sam Popkin in person in New York at the Bryant Park Reading Room, 40th Street and 6th Avenue on 15 August at 7:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
President Clinton’s former press secretary, Mike McCurry recently reviewed the book for the Washington Post: “The Candidate will make enjoyable reading in the midst of the current campaign. One of Mitt Romney’s big money guys, Anthony Scaramucci, reportedly just sent the book to the former governor’s entire campaign team. All the Obamaites would be wise to get copies, too.”