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Paul Ryan taps Ted Olson to play Biden in debate prep
Washington Post ^ | 9/15/12 | Felicia Sonmez

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 month’s debate.

Olson is best known as the top Republican attorney who, along with New York attorney David Boies, led the legal battle against California’s 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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KEYWORDS: biden; debate; olson; paulryan; ryan; tedolson
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To: SoFloFreeper
Uhhhh...Ted Olson is pro-gay marriage and has kind of turned liberal... Paul Ryan, I hope you’re not being fleeced.

Sounds like he will be able to be a "credible" Biden then...

I miss Ted's wife, Barbara...

51 posted on 09/16/2012 3:47:23 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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