ROCK STAR RYAN

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Posted: Aug 29, 2012 9:01 PM
ROCK STAR RYAN

What Republican delegates are saying about veep nominee Paul Ryan:

"I think he's a rock star for the Republicans." — Allie Burgin of Wynnewood, Okla.

"He'll definitely shake things up." — Gary Inmon of San Antonia, Texas.

"We shouldn't be afraid of big ideas." — Scott Baker of Willis, Texas, an alternate delegate who says Ryan bring big ideas on Medicare and Social Security.

"It's nice to have someone from my generation, and someone who's a Catholic, and a conservative. I can very much identify with him." — Patrick Burns of Marietta, Ga.

— Gerrad Carson

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