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    Default Paul Ryan And His Anti-Comic Book Gaffe

    Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan was attacking President Obama in Virginia yesterday, for not having an agenda for a second term as President.

    "Just a couple of days ago he came up with a slick new brochure, you know, with less than two weeks left to say, 'Oh I do actually have an agenda,' It is a slick -- well, comic book -- that was his word,?referringto a line from amemberof the crowd there.

    Yes, Paul, but you still used it. The term "comic book" as a derogatory word, for something flimsy, ephemeral, without content. You may have the same name as a comic book artist, but you are no Paul Ryan, penciller of the Fantastic Four...

    President Obama grew up reading comics, and read them into his twenties, including the likes of Spider-Man and Conan The Barbarian. I doubt he'd be caught making a gaffe like this.

    Not that it will be a gaffe to many. But comic book fans? When it comes to tribal politics, you know which way to vote...

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    Steve Ditko is somewhere, quietly weeping.
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    Still will be a better VP than Joe Biden.

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    You may have the same name as a comic book artist, but you are no Paul Ryan, penciller of the Fantastic Four...
    Who I thought this would be about...
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    Never will try to muster the energy to get upset about anything that comes out of the mouths of these bought-out, lying moron politicians
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    Paul Ryan is a fraud and hypocrite regardless of comic books.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Strong View Post
    Paul Ryan is a fraud and hypocrite regardless of comic books.
    Their all that to some degree.

    But people still treat each party like their favorite football team anyway.
    Last edited by jasoninthewoods; 11-02-2012 at 07:00 PM.
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    Far more of comic book connection this time around as opposed to the news mill "me too" search baiting of http://www.bleedingcool.com/forums/f...5Cs-mouth.html

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    Y'know, I get kind of annoyed when the trade enthusiasts call single issues "floppies", but I'd be pretty embarrassed with myself if I'd refrain from voting for a candidate I otherwise liked because he didn't give comics the proper level of respect.
    Jim Garner, Rest in Peace.

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    Well then he definetly doesn't have my vote!!!! How rude!

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