Thanks (I think) to a commenter, I see that everyone’s favorite neoconfederate is declaring that “the “gender gap” will evaporate instantly now that Paul Ryan’s on the ticket. Trust me on this — chicks dig him.” Sure. Fortunately, this has already been pre-refuted by Belle Waring, so I don’t think I have to bother. (Did Republicans think that women would swoon over Fred Thompson? Sadly, yes.) Politico has more on this important trend.
Granted, fantasizing that the ladies will swoon over Ryan because of his eyes while ignoring his appalling record on women’s rights issues is still more serious than swooning over Ryan because of his wholly unearned reputation for wonkery.