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Hottest. Ticket. Ever.
*Fans self and staggers toward fainting couch.*
Great post. Gotta maintain fun and a sense of humor. Ladies, you may like my post early this morning "Lest You Doubt Paul Ryan's Real Man Cred" as well. Enjoy.
You nailed it, Charlotte! Glad I'm not the only one who is so psyched about this pick on so many levels. My family's been laughing at me since I made them replay Ryan's casual jacket-flapping jog down the stairs with the theme from Air Force One playing when he was introduced. OK, maybe 4 replays WAS a little excessive but I was doing research, folks!
I'll never forget when I visited two liberal 30-something single female friends in 1990's DC when Bill Clinton was making a speech to Congress. He praised his wife expansively, then while the applause roared he bit his lip and gazed at her adoringly while my friends practically swooned. "Awww, see how much he loves her??" It was hard to restrain myself but for the sake of our friendship I did.
Romney and Ryan. Smart, self-confident, ultrafit and conservative. Hot hot hot.
Bring it on. This has been a long time coming.
Charlotte, I wrote a long post about this issue (that my mother, sister, sister-in-law, aunts, cousins and friends have all been talking about) before I saw yours and decided that yours said it all better.
I would never vote for someone based on his looks. But it is also true that Paul Ryan is ridiculously good looking. And so manly. Sometimes it seems that manliness is disappearing. Cue Harvey Mansfield ...
Mollie Hemingway, Ed.: Charlotte, I wrote a long post about this issue (that my mother, sister, sister-in-law, aunts, cousins and friends have all been talking about) before I saw yours and decided that yours said it all better.
I would never vote for someone based on his looks. But it is also true that Paul Ryan is ridiculously good looking. And so manly. Sometimes it seems that manliness is disappearing. Cue Harvey Mansfield ... · 0 minutes ago
Mollie, while I absolute love reading all of your posts and have already figured out your sleeping bag placement in my fantasy All Women Ricochet Sleepover, sometimes 2 pictures speak volumes.
But, really, who holds a better beer summit?
Inquiring minds must know!
Mollie, while I absolute love reading all of your posts and have already figured out your sleeping bag placement in my fantasy All Women Ricochet Sleepover, sometimes 2 pictures speak volumes. · 10 minutes ago
I know I won't be invited, but will there be a pillow fight? Dancing to Frankie Avalon records? Leslie Gore singing about unrequited teenage love?
There just may be a pillow fight if one of the conservative women dares to dis Milton Friedman or Peter Robinson.
I thought the first rule of Fantasy All-Women Ricochet Sleepover Club was "Do not talk about Fantasy All-Women Ricochet Sleepover Club."
I would hate to add a note of seriousness to this terrific thread, but can you imagine liberal women having this kind of fun? They are so earnest, so serious, so snooty about real people and real emotions, so careful not to inadvertently violate some multiculti rule of etiquette.
They're like Soviet apparatchiks. Conservatives women are serious, but they can embrace their inner Beach Party Bingo.
Mollie Hemingway, Ed.
I thought the first rule of Fantasy All-Women Ricochet Sleepover Club was "Do not talk about Fantasy All-Women Ricochet Sleepover Club." · 2 minutes ago
Nah, I've been yammering on about it since 2010. Granted, I've slacked off a little, but it's still a viable fantasy. And now we'll have something very important to talk about thanks to Charlotte's post.
Two conservative hunks! What more could any woman ask for! Two highly intelligent, well-educated, know-what-they-are-talking-about HUNKS! Talking MONEY! Two family men, with GORGEOUS wives and beautiful children! Talking MONEY sensibly, understanding what it really means - taxpayers money! TWO CONSERVATIVE HUNKS! Real conservatives, pragmatic not ideologists, and also HUNKS! Faithful men, with principles, moral and ethical standards. And HUNKS!
Life is GOOD!
Men don't seem to understand that women love HUNKS, but truly are also interested in their brains. It would appear that the GOP has finally got its act together and produced a winning combination. Definitely, get them out there with all those soccer, football, and every other sport, Moms.
Add Sarah Palin and the GOP has dynamite. She also is loved by the sports Moms. The women's vote is "in the bag". :-)
This is the first thing I mentioned to my husband when the ticket was announced. Two good looking men that do not need a teleprompter to speak. What could be better?
Charlotte:Hottest. Ticket. Ever.
*Fans self and staggers toward fainting couch.*· · 2 hours ago
After this top notch analysis of ticket , we could fire all pundits until election day.
Exit question : Why have you a fainting couch in your living room ?
Maybe it's just me, but I'm just not seeing the hunky. To me, Paul Ryan looks like Bernard Woolley (Derek Fowlds) from Yes Minister/Yes Prime Minister.
Sadly, I don't have the time to read through 93 thoughtful replies (although the twenty something so far are hilarious.) I promise to get to that tonight. Just want to tell you, Charlotte, I love your post. Made me laugh right out loud when I suddenly realized the truth you spoke.
Our ticket is smokin'!
I thought the first rule of Fantasy All-Women Ricochet Sleepover Club was "Do not talk about Fantasy All-Women Ricochet Sleepover Club." · 1 hour ago
I've been contacted by a Republican party operative and asked if I wished to be "First Avatar". I declined due to a persistent hangnail.
Let's not count good ol' Joe out! Thanks Onion.
WASHINGTON—Taking advantage of the warm spring weather Monday, Vice President Joe Biden parked his 1981 Trans Am in the White House driveway, removed his undershirt, and spent a leisurely afternoon washing the muscle car and drinking beer.
Vice President Biden ditched a day of presiding over the Senate to "give the twin cannons some sun."
"This baby just needs a little scrub down," said Biden, addressing a tour group as he tucked the sweat-covered top into the belt loop of his cutoff jean shorts. "Gotta get her looking good so I can impress the chicks when I'm cruising down Pennsylvania [Avenue]."
White House aides said that Biden pulled into the driveway shortly before noon, the chorus of Night Ranger's "(You Can Still) Rock In America" blaring from his car's stereo.
The shirtless 66-year-old then entered the executive residence and greeted employees with a round of high fives and a variety of nicknames.
"Hey, hot stuff, looking good," Biden told a passing aide. "Would you know where I could get a little bucket and sponge action? My mean machine needs to be cleaned."
Fred Cole: You know the national debt is 15,963,965,205,188 dollars, right?
That's $51k per citizen.
That's $140k per tax payer. · 21 hours ago
Your post is already obsolete. (Or obsolescent. I have no idea which.)
Charleston, SC would be an ideal location for the Women of Ricochet Weekend. We have been voted the most friendly town and the most favorite destination in the U.S. We have plenty of great food and adult beverages (for celebrating or drowning sorrows). We would welcome you in this perpetual Red State.
Can we, or rather they, put to rest once and for all the notion that the Right is composed solely of prudish scolds?
And haven't we all seen the YouTube collage of GOP women and Dem women? I fully expect Charlotte to compile one of GOP men and Dem men. (And I fully expect not to watch it.)
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