Brad Plumer discovers that poll respondents preferred Obama to Romney in ridiculous scenarios :
In a ship in a storm, who would you rather have as captain, O. or R.? (Obama won 46 to 43)
Who would you prefer to have care for you if you were sick, O. or R.? (Obama won 49 to 36)
It’s not too difficult to imagine situations, involving beer, Stetsons and barbecues, in which one might prefer G.W. Bush over Barack Obama. But here’s a challenge to RBC readers:
Construct a scenario in which your personal preference would be Romney over Obama, or Ryan over Biden.