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As Romney finds his match in fellow martian, Paul Ryan, we asked our blog commmentators for reaction.
LITOTES posted this opening salvo on Facebook:
Indeed, that Background Music will come in handy if the Obama camp chooses to do its own version of an ad run in Ryan’s home state, regarding Ryan’s plans to slash Medicare. The ad depicts a ‘Granny’ in a wheelchair being shoved off a cliff.
About Ayn Rand fan Ryan, our blog fave LUPINS had these bracing words of warning:
“Paul Ryan is dismaying in every respect, taken on his own. Haven’t studied numbers or specific states enough to know if it’s something that we Obama-ites should dare revel in yet. However buoyed some Democrats are by a perception of improved chances against the new ticket, the Draconian consequences of a GOP victory have escalated ominously. It is absolutely IMPERATIVE that all hands must STOP crowing about the Ryan selection and avoid overconfidence at all costs. The President, Vice President, their campaign and all surrogates need to act on the assumption that this is the fight of our lives, because that’s what it is.
We give our ‘last word’ (and it is also a word of warning!) to blog Wise Man OL’ BILL:
Beware of Ryan. He is brilliant, new and shiny enough to be a public sensation long enough to sell even a dullard like Romney. Remember “W”? Any outrage is possible.
(photos & cartoons: Googleimages, The Other 99%, Ryan as Sheriff from InternetWeekly.org, dailydose.com, yahoonews.com)