The Corner

re: ‘If Ryan ever wants to run for president, he should definitely do it now.’

I might add: Paul Ryan might not want it, but if he sees the need for it, if he feels the call to it, if he sees the same leadership opening that others do for him, he probably ought to. 

It is precisely because he personally does not seem to feel the need to be president of the United States for his own fulfillment, that he probably should step up. 

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