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The Cold Filtered Ramblings of Gene Mueller

Keeping a secret in the digial media age: how Mitt Romney kept his VP decision to himself

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There's the big story--Mitt Romney's decision to name Wisconsin's Paul Ryan as his running mate.

Then there's the back-story--how the presumptive Republican nominee was able to unveil the selection on his own terms minus blog leaks or a surprise-busting Tweet.

The Romney campaign seems to relish telling the tale which involves teenage drivers, Applebee's carry-out dinners and sprints through the Janesville area woods.  

No matter your political persuasion, you have to tip your hat to any organization that keeps such a big story so quiet for so long in an age where everyone with a cell phone or keyboard can blow a secret.


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