Some Republicans were worried that the often less-than-inspired Romney team would settle for another boring old white man for vice-president.
At least in political terms, Paul Ryan isn’t old and isn’t boring. ….
So it elevates the tone of debate, but it will be slightly weird to have a VP pick who is more interesting than the candidate, and whose ideas are the ones being debated.
Mark Mardell, “‘Privatising Ryan’s’ vision for America“, BBC News, 11 August 2012.
Mark Mardell is the North America editor for BBC News.