Romney VP Liveblog #1
NBC News: 3 Sources indicate Rep Paul Ryan is Romney’s Vice Presidential pick.— NBC News (@NBCNews) August 11, 2012
I guess Mitt the Twit thinks Paul Ryan is just the right height like the trees in Michigan.— Denise Ingram (@leclemot) August 11, 2012
One small but important part of the announcement: Paul Ryan's Wikipedia page is about to undergo a wave of edits and revisions. (The page was edited 14 times in the first hour and a half following the Romney campaign's announcement.)
The first edit:
Removed unnecessary statement from Early Life about prom king or "Brown Noser." This is not needed in article is not common in such brief survey sections.
The detail, in Ryan's Wikipedia biography since June 16, comes from an AP report on that date noting that Ryan "was voted prom king and the 'Biggest Brown-Noser' of his 1988 high school class before leaving for college in Ohio."
At this time we are UNABLE confirm that Romney selected Paul Ryan after enjoying his work as Gabe on the last few seasons of "The Office".— Will McAvoy (@WillMcAvoyACN) August 11, 2012
I'd say Paul Ryan will make a great Eddie Munster to Mitt Romney's Herman, but Herman Munster was more lifelike.— Karl Frisch (@KarlFrisch) August 11, 2012
MSNBC pundits groping to find compliments for Paul Ryan is hilarious. And PATHETIC.— Don Millard (@OTOOLEFAN) August 11, 2012
Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan first WH ticket with both first names starting with the same letter since Adlai Stevenson-John J. Sparkman in 1952.— David Mark (@PolitixDavid) August 11, 2012
I've debated Paul Ryan. He won't help Romney.— Robert Reich (@RBReich) August 11, 2012
I guess it's unsurprising that Romney would pick a complete crackpot as his VP nominee motherjones.com/kevin-drum/201…— Carl Baker (@carlbaker) August 11, 2012
SOURCES: Romney impressed by the chilling lack of empathy Paul Ryan shows for the elderly, the sick and the needy— The Daily Edge (@TheDailyEdge) August 11, 2012
Guess Mitt Romney wasn't persuaded by Catholic Nuns warning Paul Ryan's vision for America is immoral washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-kle…— Ed Schultz (@edshow) August 11, 2012
Dem strategist Paul Begala on potential Ryan VP pick by Romney: "too good to be true."— John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) August 11, 2012