Category: Paul Ryan

Mountains out of Molehills: The False Attack on Ryan's Mountain Climbing

-By Warner Todd Huston Democrats and their progressive cohorts are now trying to claim that Republican VP candidate Paul Ryan is lying about the number of times he’s hiked Colorado’s mountainsides. Naturally they are garbling the truth. Is there anything these left-wingers won’t try to make into an end-of-the-world outrage? This faux outrage is, indeed,... Read more »

VIDEO: Meet Mitt Romney and Family

This is the touching, well-made film that was shown at the Republican convention last night. It is a great piece to introduce Mitt Romney and family to the country.

Ryanitis: Dowd Loses Her Delicately Balanced Mind in Ryan Fearmongering

-By Warner Todd Huston Usually I don’t write much about wholly meaningless people, but on Saturday, August 18, New York Times screedist Maureen Dowd turned in a particularly unhinged performance that just screams to be discussed. It might also scream that MoDowd’s Ryanitis is at such an advanced case of virulence that she might just... Read more »

Gary Hart Predicts Obama in a Landslide

-By Warner Todd Huston One-time presidential hopeful Gary Hart recently penned a blog post at Huffington Post predicting that if the coming presidential election is decided on “the economy stupid,” it “won’t even be close.” It’ll be Obama/Biden in a landslide. Hart notes, and correctly, that the economy is quite intertwined with foreign policy these... Read more »

Politco's Full Court Press to Destroy Paul Ryan

-By Warner Todd Huston Politico seems to have decided where it stands on Paul Ryan. On its main page on the afternoon of August 15, the news site seemed to carry a single message: Paul Ryan is a bad, bad man and Romney made a big mistake picking him as his wingman. Ryan is slammed... Read more »

Long After Romney-Killed-My-Wife Ad, Politico Finally Ready to Compare Claims Of Romney and Obama?

-By Warner Todd Huston Now that Mitt Romney has picked Paul Ryan for his running mate, Politico finds itself finally ready to compare the stump claims and campaign ads of the two campaigns. But instead of looking at gutter ads like Obama’s claiming Mitt Romney killed a steel worker’s wife, Politico thinks it’s better to... Read more »

NBC Nightly News: Ignores Republican Delight About VP Pick, Says Ryan Got 'Not So Warm Welcome'

-By Warner Todd Huston On Tuesday’s broadcast of NBC’s Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams and reporter Peter Alexander made to look at Rep. Paul Ryan’s first few days on the hustings as Mitt Romney’s new VP pick. And what did they see? They didn’t see the almost universal praise by conservatives and Republicans alike, no,... Read more »

Paul Ryan: Most Talked About Pol on Facebook

-By Warner Todd Huston CNN reported this week that Rep. Paul Ryan has become the king of Facebook by knocking President Obama off “the most talked about” list of US politicians. CNN recently entered into a partnership with Facebook to track things political on the social sharing network and according to the new “Facebook-CNN Election... Read more »

Buzzfeed Buries Story of Obama Supporter Punching Romney/Ryan Volunteer

-By Warner Todd Huston Now, if you had a story about GOP veep candidate Paul Ryan’s first Iowa rally and an Obama supporter rushed the stage after punching a Romney/Ryan volunteer, would your headline read, “Ryan Heckled At First Solo Event“? Or would you maybe want to rather highlight the whole punching thing? Well, to... Read more »

Lefty Attack: Paul Ryan is a Follower of Ayn Rand

-By Warner Todd Huston It was only minutes after news broke that Paul Ryan was Romney’s likely pick for Vice President that leftwingers on Twitter began to needle Ryan as a follower of that mean ol’ Ayn Rand, the famed objectivist philosopher of the middle of last century most famous for writing Atlas Shrugged and... Read more »