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Rupert Murdoch: Paul Ryan An 'Almost Perfect' Choice For VP

08/11/2012 11:56 am ET | Updated Aug 11, 2012

Someone's excited!

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch weighed in on Mitt Romney's running mate pick Saturday morning, tweeting an enthusiastic endorsement of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.).

The tweet:

Murdoch has repeatedly voiced his disappointment with Romney's campaign over the past few months, openly worrying that the former governor of Massachusetts plays it too safe.

Picking Ryan -- a leading Republican policymaker who championed a severe and controversial GOP budget plan -- seems to have settled that fear for now.

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