Skip to comments.Paul Ryan taps Ted Olson to play Biden in debate prep
Posted on 09/15/2012 5:34:21 PM PDT by Libloather
Paul Ryan taps Ted Olson to play Biden in debate prep
By Felicia Sonmez, Saturday, September 15, 10:31 AM
The Washington Post
Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan has tapped former U.S. solicitor general Ted Olson to play the role of Vice President Biden in preparations for next months debate.
Olson is best known as the top Republican attorney who, along with New York attorney David Boies, led the legal battle against Californias Proposition 8, banning same-sex marriage. His first mock debate session with Ryan, a congressman from Wisconsin, came this past week.
Ryan spokesman Brendan Buck called Olson one of the most skilled, intelligent and successful litigators in America just the kind of opponent needed to prepare the congressman for Mr. Biden.
Joe Biden has been in elected office for more than 40 years, Buck said in a statement. There are few people in politics with more experience debating the issues than Joe Biden, so we are taking this process seriously.
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My 3 year old could have prepared him for Biden but she has preschool
Wow, he should have just picked Pee Wee Herman.
An empty chair will do just fine.
Yogi Berra was unavailable.
Uhhhh...Ted Olson is pro-gay marriage and has kind of turned liberal...
Paul Ryan, I hope you’re not being fleeced.
So I have finally found a job I would fail at.
There is NFW I would be able to joe biden with a straight face.
if i was picked i would be insulted.
that someone would think that i am as stupid as biden.
LOL! I was going to post, “I guess Clarabelle wasn’t available.” You beat me to it.
I suppose with enough booze and drugs you could get Ted Olsen on the same intellectual level as Biden.
Ted Olsen? Ted Baxter maybe.
Biden is really in trouble now!
“Paul Ryan taps Ted Olson to play Biden in debate prep”
Clarabell isn’t available? “Honk! Honk!”
Ryan is wise not to under estimate Biden....I’m sure when he is sobered up and on his game... He can be a tough nut to crack....
Nobody becomes VP of the USA by accident....Biden may act like a fool but he isn’t one...
You would still have to give Ted Baxter a significant amount of booze and drugs to get him to Biden’s level.
Oh, you have SO dated yourself!
That is the mental equivalent of bench pressing a Kia Sorento to train for the weightlifting championships!
Paul Ryan spars with Superman (who quits after 2 rounds because Ryan hits too hard) for warm up, does Krav Maga with Plastic Man (taps him out) and turned down advances from Wonder Woman (because he loves his wife).
I'll vote for Ryan, even though Romney is on the ticket.
“Oh, you have SO dated yourself!”
I admit it! But am I wrong?
I don’t think Ted Olsen is dumb enough to imitate Biden very well.
Ryan should have tried to get someone as stupid as Biden - Michelle Obama would be a good fit.