Posts tagged "paul ryan"

Paul Ryan To Deprive Us Of The Hilarity Of A Paul Ryan Presidential Run

Aw! It looks like I won’t be spending a good chunk of 2016 giggling maniacally over Paul Ryan photo ops. The former Vice Presidential contender and so-called “policy wonk” (HA)…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 13, 2015 - 11:00 am

7 Things I Am Qualified To Explain To Middle-Aged Republican Men

It seems like every day another Republican politician is bloviating about the definition of rape as if he, a middle-aged man, is the true authority on the subject. As Tina Fey…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 30, 2012 - 10:00 am

Paul Ryan: “War On Women” Like “War On Left-Handed Irishmen”

“Now it’s a war on women; tomorrow it’s going to be a war on left-handed Irishmen or something like that.”
— Republican Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan in Florida yesterday handily…

Jessica Wakeman | October 19, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Halloween Costume Inspiration: Workout Paul Ryan

Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan? So one week ago. Workout Paul Ryan is the hot Paul Ryan costume this Halloween. You can likely get the costume straight from your own…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 15, 2012 - 9:40 am

Conspiracy Theory: Paul Ryan Cribbed From Nirvana

We’re going to suggest taking this one with a shaker full of salt, but the Internet is buzzing with accusations that Paul Ryan stole the kinda-vaguely touching anecdote he told…

Newser | October 12, 2012 - 4:10 pm

VP Debate: Joe Biden Vs. Paul Ryan On Abortion

Towards the end of last night’s extremely entertaining (I thought) Vice Presidential Debate, moderator Martha Raddatz asked Joe Biden and Paul Ryan the following question:
“We have two Catholic…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 12, 2012 - 9:00 am

Paul Ryan’s Promo Shots For His Unreleased Track “Vice, Vice Baby” Leaked

These are some really cool outtakes from current Vice President candidate Paul Ryan’s “Vice, Vice Baby” music video. Haven’t heard of it? It goes something like this:
Yo VP,…

Julie Gerstein | October 11, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Facepalm Republican Tom Smith Assumes Women Are Talking About Shoes

Well I’ll be a monkey’s uncle! Tom Smith, the Senate candidate from Pennsylvania who last week compared pregnancy from rape to having a baby out of wedlock, has verbal diarrhea again.

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2012 - 1:30 pm

Legitimate Rape: “Like Birth Control, Except As Imagined By Crazy People”

This parody video brilliantly eviscerates Todd Akin, Paul Ryan, and their 171 fellow politicians who sought to redefine the legal definition of rape and mocks Akin’s assertion that women can’t…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 30, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Paul Ryan’s RNC Speech Flunks Fact Check

Paul Ryan’s speech last night may have been rousing, but accurate it was not. Ryan is being lambasted today for what Sally Kohn of Fox News calls “an apparent attempt to set the…

Newser | August 30, 2012 - 12:50 pm

5 Things To Know About The First Night Of The Republican National Convention

Political theater like the Republican and Democratic National Conventions are a big swamp of blerrgghhh to me. My opinion is that it’s all just a dog-and-pony show and not really…

Jessica Wakeman | August 29, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Paul Ryan Backpedals On His Politically Inconvenient Views Regarding “Forcible Rape”

Poor anti-abortion Republicans. It must be so hard having the general public pay attention to your extremist views. Case in point: Mitt Romney’s vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is against…

Jessica Wakeman | August 22, 2012 - 2:20 pm

It’s The Shirtless Paul Ryan Photo You’ve Been Waiting For!

In Very Serious Political News,  TMZ finally found the shirtless Paul Ryan photo the Internet has been dying to see. As soon as I heard about Paul Ryan’s insane…

Jessica Wakeman | August 17, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Ron Paul Supporter Hawking

Surf over to, and you’ll pretty quickly realize that it’s not a Romney campaign site. It features a link to Romney’s tax returns, a link to a list of…

Newser | August 16, 2012 - 3:50 pm

Political Reporter Marin Cogan On How Mitt Romney’s A Mansplainer

Have you ever dated a mansplainer? You know, one of those dudes who feels the need to tell you exactly how the world works by spouting off incredibly obvious information.

Julie Gerstein | August 16, 2012 - 8:00 am

Did Romney’s Campaign Steal Its Logo From Robinson BMX?

Well, it sort of appears so. Wonder who tipped the Romney/Ryan team to the idea — I’m guessing it was one of Romney’s five hot sons……

Julie Gerstein | August 15, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Rachel Maddow Breaks Down The Paul Ryan Gosling Meme

I must admit that I got a little squee-ish when I saw Rachel Maddow devote a couple of minutes at the top of her show last night to the Hey…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 15, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Janna Little Ryan: 7 Things To Know About Paul Ryan’s Wife

Republican Congressman Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney’s choice of a running mate, is not the only new, youthful face that has stepped into the spotlight in the last week. Janna Ryan,…

Daley Quinn | August 15, 2012 - 8:00 am

Ayn Rand Wouldn’t Love Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan adores Atlas Shrugged author Ayn Rand, calling her “the reason I got involved in public service.” But the feeling wouldn’t be mutual, writes Conor Friedersdorf in the Atlantic.

Newser | August 13, 2012 - 2:10 pm

Hey Girl, Follow Paul Ryan Gosling On Twitter!

Hey girl, take a quick second and follow Paul Ryan Gosling, the Twitter account for the better, smoother, sexier Paul Ryan. Above, a selection of some of our favorite tweets.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 13, 2012 - 11:20 am