01 Sep '12, 10pm

Paul Ryan, elite marathon runner and truth teller? Alas, no | new blogpost

What we can be sure of is pols continually lie. Ryan’s ego is so pumped that he may actually believe his own spin. That is a dangerous character trait for a potential VP a heartbeat away from the Presidency. Anyone that has ever competed in sports knows to lie about your stats is not only uncool, but being dishonest with yourself too. This kind of behavior, the superman syndrome as I call it, leads to delusions of grandeur. And after listening to Ryan and this mayonnaise ticket at the convention this week, I am more terrified than ever for our country. So much puffing and self-aggrandizing, wives telling me to believe in their husbands because they do, no plans or strategy to achieve such imaginary successes and this is supposed to convince me to vote for them? A guy that lies about his running times will lie about anything. The GOP just lost me.

Full article: http://www.marcgunther.com/2012/09/01/paul-ryan-elite-mar...

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