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Rice as VP or Not VP?

A new round of speculation about Mitt Romney's running-mate deliberations ensued after a Drudge Report article mentioned an unconventional choice as the front runner: former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Rice had recently said she isn't interested. Below, reactions on Twitter.


  1. First, a tweet from Matt Drudge:
  2. Then the story, and some surprise:
  3. Some believed the news to be an attempt by the Romney camp to change the subject, and debated whether she was really a top prospect.
  4. Or a good (or bad) PR move to kickstart interest in the campaign.
  5. There was also excitement from Ms. Rice fans:
  6. But many focused on the pros and cons -- and the odds -- of Ms. Rice being selected.