Mitt Romney's choice of conservative Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate will not erase Romney's credibility problems with the Tea Party, says Reuters correspondent Sam Jacobs.
So here's our choice do we want to opportunities as a safety net. The land of upward mobility -- -- -- have a debt doubt and -- Paul -- probably the best person. That the Tea Party could agree on -- yeah. But when I talk to Tea Party people his isn't the first name that comes up as somebody base he is being the right person Paul Ryan I think. He has been embraced by Washington thinkers conservative leaders here in DC. So this is a huge suspicion. Of DC among Tea Party. And because of that I wondered Tea Party folks are a little bit. I'm hesitant to embrace him the -- somebody like Randy Paula this is a true independent voice Marco Rubio. The senator from Florida I don't know all right necessarily. Those -- accidents. But there is this idea that the people who represent the Republican Party don't really represented conservative values there's -- -- suspicion. Of anyone who supported by the establishment. And and remember the biggest thing that conservatives are upset about with Barack Obama is his health care plan. And now the Republican Party is gonna nominate somebody who was really the intellectual godfather of that health care effort for Tea Party leaders. This is a hard idea this comment that the that the tea party's -- be distrustful of anyone that Mitt Romney approves it it's kind of a lose lose for him they certainly will help. Mitt Romney become elected because they can't stand the man in the White House but I think that they have to do while they're holding their nose.