The political consequences of a Romney-Ryan presidency in the Kleptocratic Age!

­Welcome to Capital Account.  Mitt Romney has tapped Paul Ryan as his running mate in his 2012 presidential bid. What does this VP choice really mean for free-market capitalism and fiscal reform, the pillars of Romney's political platform? We ask Market Ticker's Karl Denninger if Paul Ryan really has a plan to rein in the debt, and if Denninger, as a libertarian, is excited about Ryan as a Vice President, or if he’s just another establishment politician.

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