Mitt Romney’s campaign needs the backing of Ron Paul‘s fervent supporters if he wants to have a chance of beating President Barack Obama, prominent conservative thinker Max Pappas told Sean Hannity on his Fox News show.
Max Pappas, vice president of Public Policy and Government Affairs at the conservative group FreedomWorks, made the point during a panel discussion about who former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney should choose as his running mate.
A number of names have been touted for Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick, for a wide number of reasons.
But Pappas made a point that hasn’t been voiced very often in mainstream media discussions of the Mitt Romney veepstakes: and that is that the backing of Ron Paul’s supporters will be critical to Romney’s re-election campaign.
In fact, Pappas ventures during the conversation to say that Romney needs to pick someone that will make Ron Paul supporters happy if he wants to have any chance of beating President Barack Obama when voters head to the polls in Novemeber.
Here’s what Max Pappas told Sean Hannity on Fox News: