Thursday, August 30, 2012

I KNEW I Had Seen Him Before


...and now.

As Paul Ryan accepted his party's nomination for Vice-President of the U.S. in Tampa last night, computerized fact-checkers monitoring his speech began exploding like Chinese firecrackers.  Here is what fried the hardware.

The jaw-dropping performance earned a special nod from Andy Borowitz.

Remarks Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post, "anyone who hoped Ryan might elevate the debate should be bitterly disappointed."

[update, 09-04-12--]

Andy can't help it.  There is just too much material here.  Not only does Paul Ryan run 7-minute-per-mile marathons, but he moonlights as a Navy Seal.  Check out this special assignment.

© The New Yorker

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