A few other data points can support some of the themes that have arisen since the Ryan pick. (Note also, we’ll have a new ABC News/Washington Post poll result measuring favorable or unfavorable views of the selection, later today.)
Size of government: This is a debate in which the Romney campaign has opportunities. Last time we asked, last fall, Americans by 56-38 percent said they preferred smaller government with fewer services over larger government with more services (see full story here). But, by 70-18 percent, they thought Obama preferred larger government. It’s a perception on which he’s vulnerable.
Source: ABC News. Read full article. (link)