Romney's Rejected VP Picks: 27 People Who Didn't Make The Cut (PHOTOS)

08/14/2012 08:49 am ET

Rejoice! For we never have to hear the word "veepstakes" again!

When Romney made the announcement that he had chosen Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate, at least a few observers found the choice surprising. After all, ever since Romney ended up as the last man standing in the endless Republican primaries, the political media had become obsessed with who he'd choose. Because let's face it: Romney's just not interesting enough on his own.

We'll never know what one detail about Ryan sealed the deal for the Romney, but we can surely guess as to why he didn't choose some other candidates. Here are our guesses.

Romney's Rejected VP Choices

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