After learning of Mitt Romney's selection of Paul Ryan to be his running mate, Leftists wasted no time in getting ugly.
Not at all.
Aww that's so cute-Paul Ryan on the USS Wisconsin.Hope the 2016GOP VP announcement is on the deck of the USS Arizona.— Hagetaka (@rcjii) August 11, 2012
— Wilhelm II (@knightofgood) August 11, 2012
@chucktodd Don't assume it has to be Ryan- just because of USS Wisconsin. They might dig up McCarthy.
BREAKING: Romney to pick White Guy who hates poor people for VP. Let me narrow that down for you..— Daniel Wright (@DanSWright) August 11, 2012
BREAKING: Romney to arrive in Norfolk tomorrow morning with Paul Ryan strapped to the roof of his station wagon— WeeLaura (@WeeLaura) August 11, 2012
Paul Ryan? I guess they plan on winning. It's all about who is able 2 get more ppl 2 the polls. Ignorance fear & hate r great motivators.— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) August 11, 2012
Paul Ryan, the zombie-eyed granny-starver from Wisconsin — the Charlie Pierce archive: ow.ly/cTGcN— Charles P. Pierce (@ESQPolitics) August 11, 2012
Paul Ryan. For when you need to make Mitt Romney the less smarmy one, but you think Joe Francis might be going too far.— Brian Stuart (@red3blog) August 11, 2012
If you need a quick primer on Paul Ryan's general awfulness, scroll to the bottom here (look for his hideous head!): gawker.com/5926937/exorci…— Mobutu Sese Seko (@Mobute) August 11, 2012
Paul Ryan Says He Takes His Inspiration from St. Thomas Aquinas: "That's Why My Plan Treats Women As If They're Living in the 13th Century"— The Daily Edge (@TheDailyEdge) August 11, 2012
Remember: you can't spell 'ultimate aryan pride' without 'Paul Ryan'— Eli Braden (@EliBraden) August 11, 2012
“Paul Ryan has strong, unbreakable beliefs: Like the poor have it too good and billionaires just need a break. fb.me/FxN0z7pR”— ReAL TaLk (@MsNatTurner) August 11, 2012