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A Battle of Intellects -- and Temperaments

toan_thang Wrote: Oct 12, 2012 6:52 AM
In turning around the 2002 games, Mitt Willard Romney got a big helping hand from U.S. taxpayers. The federal government poured $1.5 billion into the Salt Lake games - more than twice the amount spent on any previous U.S. Olympics. Liberal Republican Senator John McCain called it a "fleecing" of the U.S. Treasury.

Everyone already knew Paul Ryan has a first-class intellect.  Tonight, he proved that he has a first-class temperament, too.  That's what was required to tolerate the histrionics trotted out by Joe Biden.  Granted, everyone's always known Biden's got something quite a bit dimmer than a first-class intellect; tonight, he tried to compensate by bringing heat where he can't shed light.  As a result, he was grinning, snorting, smirking, sighing, grimacing, interrupting -- and winding the whole thing up with a whine about Paul Ryan's time (when he himself had actually gotten more).  Perhaps the creepiest part was his mugging through the...