From the New Yorker's Hendrik Hertzberg:
1. The vigorous, ultra-masculine, NASCAR-inflected sound of the ticket’s name. Romney-Ryan. ROMNEY-RYAN! Rrrrrrhum-RRRRRRHUM! The lion roars! Sounds of Sebring!
2. Hair squared, baby. Romney’s is legendary, of course, but Paul Ryan has excellent, even important, hair. So black, so slick, so adorable. That little widow’s peak brings just the right touch of devilish, yet not really satanic, mischief.
3. Just as “Romney” is an anagram of “R-Money,” “Ryan” is an anagram of “Ayn R.” Spooky. Besides nailing down any wavering Objectivists, that should wrap up the cryptic crossword vote.
I wonder what percentage of the total population Objectivists + cryptic crossword addicts could be?