Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan accepted his nomination for VP last night with a rousing acceptance speech. It was apparently filled with blatant lies, however, the most obvious being blaming President Obama for failing to save an auto plant that shut down a month before he took office. Watchdog blogs FactCheck.org and Politifact go into greater detail on the speech.
Ryan also found time in the speech to make a classic rock reference, but even that wasn’t safe from skewering! In an attempt to tease Mitt Romney over his love for elevator music, he said his playlist goes from “AC/DC to Zeppelin.” What, not love for ZZ Top? And wait, doesn’t that mean his playlist is only half as long as it could be?
Why isn't anyone talking about that Paul Ryan slam of ZZ Top?—
Kevin (@kebinmiguel) August 30, 2012
Paul Ryan has only one playlist? And it ends with 'L'? His playlist is as incomplete and half-assed as his policies, i guess.—
Benjamin Rabinowitz (@_BenRab_) August 30, 2012
Also makes one wonder how any of those bands feel about Ryan in the first place.
of course Paul Ryan can love any artist he wants, it’s a free country; doesn’t mean they’re obliged to love him back, tho #politics—
A. Rascal (@rascality) August 30, 2012
This guy believes he has pinpointed what Ryan was like as a schoolboy. Yep, he was “that guy”…
You can just tell that Paul Ryan, like Eric Cantor, spent a lot of time ratting out classmates to his vice principal.—
(@HistoryGoon) August 30, 2012
And some simply couldn’t get past the guy’s face…
Paul Ryan had a point last night, it was made of hair—
SCUMBAG STEVE (REAL) (@BlakeBoston617) August 30, 2012
Why is it these weirdo republicans have evil serial killer eyes? Two examples Paul Ryan and Condoleeza Rice. #crazyassrepublicans—
Sophie Akbareian (@sophieakb) August 30, 2012
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