06/19/2012 02:23 pm ET

Mitt Romney's Running Mate: 25 People He Should NOT Pick (PHOTOS)

Speculation over who Mitt Romney will choose as his running mate is mounting, especially after news broke that Marco Rubio is not being vetted as a potential candidate.

With Rubio potentially out of the mix, the opportunity for extremely bad choices has never been higher. With that in mind, we've created a helpful list for Mr. Romney, outlining the 25 people he absolutely must NOT choose to run alongside him against President Obama.

25 People Romney Should NOT Pick For VP