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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Sounds like he will be able to be a "credible" Biden then...
I miss Ted's wife, Barbara...