Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and vice presidential candidate and Wisconsin native Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (L) greet supporters during a campaign event at the Waukesha Expo Center on August 12, 2012 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Romney continues his four day bus tour a day after announcing his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan. (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

GOP's $700 billion Medicare rebuttal fail

OPINION - With the selection of Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney's running-mates, Republicans pumped up the enthusiasm of their base (and frankly, President Obama's.) But they also inherited Ryan's controversial budget 'road map'...