Mitt Romney showed he's reaching not just for a win, but for a mandate.
The elevation of Rep. Paul Ryan is a game changer because it is a conversation changer. His selection as veep nominee puts front and center the need to reign in the spending of a government that borrows 40 cents from China for every dollar it spends.
But, to me, the most interesting thing about Ryan is the story of his hometown -- Janesville, Wisc. In Janesville lies Paul Ryan's beating heart.
Filmmaker Brad Lichtenstein spent nine hours filming Ryan as part of a documentary, "As Goes Janesville," that will be...