Obama, Romney, Ryan, Biden: Who would you study (or tailgate) with?

Thursday, October 11, 2012 | 11:17 p.m. CDT; updated 1:07 p.m. CDT, Friday, October 12, 2012

COLUMBIA — Over the past 12 years, the question "Which candidate would you rather have a beer with?" has become a staple of presidential horse-race coverage. For better or worse, personality plays a factor in the choice some people make in elections.