Ryan’s Not the First: Media’s History of Trashing GOP Vice Presidential Picks | Media Research Center

Ryan’s Not the First: Media’s History of Trashing GOP Vice Presidential Picks | Media Research Center.
by Rich Noyes

Almost as soon as word leaked that Mitt Romney had chosen Paul Ryan as his running mate, liberal reporters stepped forward to help define the Wisconsin congressman as too conservative, a heartless budget-slasher who might repel as many votes as he might attract to the GOP ticket. Chris Matthews, for example, on Saturday derided Ryan as someone whose plan “really screws the people who desperately need Medicare and programs like that.” Continue reading →

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