There were several others that probably are more charismatic or would bring more "star" power to the ticket.
I think this selection only goes to show that real issues, and real solution, some of which we may not like, but needed for the future of this countries success moving forward, will be offered.
We do not need a slick Willy, or some guy selling a cliche slogan. We need folks to work on real issues. We need a change in the white house. And I like Ryan's willingness to take on issues other politicians run from in fear, of getting less votes.
I would like the ticket better if Ryan was Pres, and Romney was V.P. :-D
Compared to Obama, and the side kick idiot he has, this is a huge step forward.