I think Rep. Paul Ryan is my favorite politician holding office today. He is brilliant, articulate, and (thus far) controversy-free. He is a man of substance.
Although he didn't want to run for president, I am desperately hoping that Mitt Romney (the presumptive nominee) will be able to convince the Wisconsin congressman to join his ticket in 2012. Rep. Ryan's speech at CPAC yesterday was solid, and well worth your time. Take a gander:
For more on Paul Ryan, here's Part 1 of an in-depth interview he gave to Peter Robinson on Uncommon Knowledge last fall. If you listen until the end of Part 5, you will get to hear a Twitter question from yours truly that makes the Representative chuckle. Enjoy!