...as we know it. One of the key stories of the day perhaps the one that will have the greatest long term political impact has to be that Mitt Romney has now fully embraced Paul Ryans Medicare plan. After previously hedging on the Ryan plan, Romney is now fully declaring his support for it, as a way to wound the surging Newt Gingrich among conservative voters. Newt, youll recall, famously referred to the Ryan plan as right wing social engineering, and Romney, in a post on his Web site, has revived this Newt quote, and is suggesting hed sign it into law as president, in order to portray himself as the only true conservative in the race. Christmas comes early for the Democrats! Mitt Romney fully embraces Paul Ryan’s Medicare plan - The Plum Line - The Washington Post First question everyone should be asking themselves upon hearing this news? How long before Romney tries to flip-flop out from under this one?