Paul Ryan’s Medicare Plan May Scare Off Seniors—And Cost Romney the Presidency

If Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan for his running mate can be counted on to do anything, it’s bringing Ryan’s controversial proposal to reform Medicare to center-stage. …

While this Medicare fight is quite predictable, the Romney campaign’s decision to court it is far more surprising. After all, Romney holds no credible path to the presidency without a decisive victory among seniors. [cont.]

Nate Cohn, New Republic