Mitt Romney VP Pick: Why Paul Ryan?

ABC's George Stephanopoulos discusses the reasoning behind Romney's pick.
3:00 | 08/11/12

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I want to bring in George Stephanopoulos a host of ABC's this week in Georgia wanted to get your reaction to. Something that we turnaround from the speech given just moments ago from Paul Ryan very fired -- very excited to be named as part of -- ticket let's -- I'm excited for what lies ahead I'm thrilled to be a part of America's combat team and together we will unite America and yeah. This done. Does this change the political conversation in an -- George. I think in many ways it signaled a real shift in the wrong strategy so part of the entire -- strategy up until this point. That really didn't dare believe that this. -- election should be a referendum. Under pressure -- performance of President Obama the performance the economy. Under President Obama now they are also make. -- choice about what to do with the future which is exactly. What -- what the president's -- has wanted. For the last several months I think they're looking at this race saying we need to shake it up is Jon Karl was saying. That the choice -- right it's much more about the national bank ending any single state and this is gonna do that. -- was so fascinating you pointed out during a special report that essentially both sides got what they want here. And both sides absolutely if we should talk about that a little bit like number one minute -- really get -- choice -- what's most personally. The candidate who gets the most -- you're -- -- -- lately he's like another son. Commit crime he's also got a lot of intellectual firepower a lot of analytical skills Mitt Romney's kind of -- we also saw in the last several days. This is that -- the choice it really excites conservatives conservative ideals of the economic conservatives the Tea Party movement. They -- all right as the real intellectual force behind their movement as well but hasn't talked about Democrats -- -- plan is a big fat target. They haven't had yet to some extent they -- gonna gonna run against this plan no matter what but I think all right in the ticket makes -- All right posted this week anchor of Good Morning America George thanks so much can't wait to see -- broadcast tomorrow.

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