Posts Tagged ‘Romney-Ryan’


Wisconsin Republicans Torn About Voting For Ryan Only Once

Sunday, September 30th, 2012
Wisconsin Republicans face dilemma over how to cast their one vote for native son Paul Ryan—as Vice President or US Congressman.

Wisconsin Republicans face dilemma over how to cast their one vote for native son Paul Ryan—as Vice President or US Congressman.

Green Bay—Paul Ryan may be Wisconsin’s favorite son to many Republicans and that’s precisely why so many are torn about how to vote in the upcoming November election. Ryan’s name will appear on the ballot as a GOP Vice Presidential candidate, which has become a huge source of pride for Republican conservatives. But his name will also appear as a candidate for re-election to the US House of Representatives. And therein lies the dilemma.

“From what I remember from my third grade civics class,” said Ryan supporter Mack Copper, “I can only vote once. And that to me is a real tragedy.” Copper said he wished there was some way to fulfill the old political dictum “Vote early — and often,” alternately attributed to gangster Al Capone and Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley. However, unlike many in the GOP, he didn’t feel he was above the law. Copper also admitted that he slept through most of his civics classes. (more…)

Romney-Ryan Makes Burger King Official Campaign Restaurant

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
As part of their new partnership with the Romney-Ryan campaign, Burger King will introduce the Romney-Ryan Whopper on September 15.

As part of their new partnership with the Romney-Ryan campaign, Burger King will introduce the Romney-Ryan Whopper on September 15.

Wolfeboro, NH—In the wake of Paul Ryan’s and Mitt Romney’s GOP Convention speeches, the Republican ticket announced today that Burger King is now the official restaurant for their campaign. “Given the highly fiction-based nature of our speeches,” Romney said, “choosing ‘The Home of Whopper’ as our official campaign eatery seemed like a no-brainer.”

Republican Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan—dressed in black Spandex and sweating profusely after competing in the Wolfeboro Labor Day Ironman Triathlon, which he claimed to have won in world record time—concurred. “We see this partnership as a perfect way to keep the momentum we’ve gained at the convention going,” he said with a boyish grin. “And, frankly, it’s a short hop from slinging burgers to mudslinging.” (more…)