Shorter Paul Ryan: “Lie. Evasion. Non-sequitur. Anecdote about someone from middle America substantially less coherent and relevant than Abraham Simpson at his most rambling. Overrule Roe v. Wade.”
Shorter Joe Biden: “Every obvious rejoinder Barack Obama inexplicably failed to make, in addition to some additional good lines.”
In an ideal universe, some journalists might figure out that International Man of Ideas Paul Ryan — who embarrassed himself in a way even Palin didn’t — is not particularly bright or well-informed.