As a self-described moderate, my honest opinion on Paul Ryan...

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    I don't think Ryan is going to save Romney's flailing campaign. I don't think the Republican establishment expects him to. Romney is pretty much the Republican's John Kerry. I suspect Obama will win this election and Ryan will run in 2016, and possibly win. I called it during the 2004 DNC. I saw Obama speak and thought "They will run this guy in 2008 and win."

    While I disagree on Paul Ryan on many things I think he really believes in what he says. Romney has been on both sides of so many issues that it is almost impossible for him to debate Obama. I don't mind Biden but he will probably be destroyed in a debate with Paul Ryan. At least he has been consistent in his beliefs, whether you agree with him or not. Paul Ryan seems about as genuine as politicians get (aside from Ron Paul), but he is not saving this campaign. He will almost definitely run in 2016 and almost defintely win.
     
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    In you infinite wisdom haven't you seen Obama "modify" his positions based on polling results?
     
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    Was he genuine today when he said that Obama has removed the work requirement from welfare?
     
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    Obama has been the biggest manmade disaster in American history
     
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    Can you elaborate? I'm honestly not sure what your post has to do with the topic. Obama was against gay marriage before he was for gay marriage. Obama was against the Patriot Act before he was for it. I could go on and on about the things Obama has changed his position on. This thread wasn't in defense of Obama or Romney. If anything it was in favor of Ryan, and I don't even like the guy.

    EDIT: And he hasn't "modified" his positions, he has "evolved". :p
     
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    My point is that Obama doesn't do or say anything until he checks the polling data to help him decide.
     
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    Obama doesnt flip flop, he "evolves"
    I love liberals and their semantic word games.....wooooohooooo
     
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    And when he doesnt, he says the dumbest things
     
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    Some people are just obsessed with Obama. All threads must have an Obama reference! ALL of them!
     
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    You are absolutely correct, but in my opinion Romney has no room to talk as far as that goes. That is why I believe Romney will be destroyed in the debates while Ryan stands a chance of changing the minds of moderates/independants. Both have been on both sides of so many issues that it is hard for either to claim the high ground on anything. The Romney/Obama debates will be a joke. The Ryan/Biden debates will be interesting.
     

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