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Ensconcing The Gentleman From Wisconsin.

In Politics on August 16, 2012 at 5:15 pm

Did anyone tell Paul Ryan’s congressional staff that he has been selected as the vice presidential candidate for the Republican party?

Mitt Romney made it official six days ago, but there is still no mention of this pretty major development to his constituents in Wisconsin on his official Congress homepage, as you can see here, or in the screenshot above.

There is no word of it anywhere I can see, including on the “Newsroom” page, something that would otherwise seem to be a good fit for that section:

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The Hunt For Red November.

In Politics on August 11, 2012 at 7:24 pm

Early Saturday morning, Mitt Romney announced his pick of Paul Ryan to be his running mate.

Seriously Roms, the way into journalists’ hearts is not to make them get up early on a Saturday or cut off their vacations:

Besides, supposedly, the Congressman from Wisconsin needs his beauty sleep to boot:

And sorry Paulie, but as I recently learned, your new boss’s religion forbids drinking coffee! (Romney might lose the election on that issue alone if word got out.) So, good luck perking up on those 18-hour campaign days ahead. Read the rest of this entry »