Paul Ryan 'Knocked it Out of the Park' for Waukesha County Republicans

Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's supporters in Wisconsin think he can make a difference in the 2012 election as Mitt Romney's running mate.

Congressman Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, enthused Republican supporters in Waukesha County during at the GOP National Convention in Tampa on Wednesday.

With plenty of cheers for the hometown candidate, Waukesha County Republicans feel that Ryan, coupled with presidential candidate Mitt Romney, can make a difference in the 2012 elections.

Ryan’s speech gave voters the chance to compare the two directions the country is headed — one supporting on a government-reliant society and the other giving Americans the freedom to do what they want in order to succeed, said State Rep. Paul Farrow, who has announced

“I thought he did a perfect job getting that point across,” Farrow said.

With Romney’s pick of Ryan as the vice presidential running mate, Wisconsin could flip Republican after supporting Democract Barack Obama in 2004.

“I think he is putting us back on the map,” Farrow said about Ryan.

Keith Best, public relations chairman for the Republican Party of Waukesha County, was also pleased with Ryan’s speech. The area Republicans were watching the speech during a special party at the GOP headquarters on Pearl Street Wednesday night.

“He knocked it out of the park,” Best said. “Mitt Romney proved he picked Paul Ryan at the right time.”

Chris Maurer said he’s looking forward to a debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Ryan. Maurer predicted Biden will fill the debate with rhetoric and empty words while Ryan will speak like he did Wednesday night.

“We just saw what a real leader looks like,” Maurer said.

But not everyone was happy with the speech. One Wisconsin Now director Scot Ross in a prepared news release said Ryan did not “at long last apologize for his complicity in sending so many members of his fellow generations off to die and be injured in the Iraq War.”

“At no point did Paul Ryan publicly question the war, the litany of lies upon which it was based and the sacrifice it would require of so many soldiers and their families,” Ross said. “Paul Ryan had eight years to act. Yet every single day, Paul Ryan put fealty to his political party above his responsibility to his fellow young men and women.

“Paul Ryan’s stunning refusal to address this in his speech to the nation is a stinging punctuation mark to the failure and deception of the misguided war that cost so many in Generation X and Y their lives in service to this nation.”

celador2 August 30, 2012 at 09:34 PM
Love you, Paul!
Keith Best September 03, 2012 at 02:36 PM
America has a clear choice, Obama/ Biden with 4 more years of failing policies, or America's Comeback Team of Romney/ Ryan. Mitt laid out a 5 Point Plan to get the economy growing and put people back to work. Obama offers 42 straight months of unemployment over 8% and more Americans out of work than when he took office. "Hope and Change" have faded. Paul Ryan said "we can do this" and Mitt Romney showed us how. Obama was a nice experiment but high expectations from a first term senator who spent most of that first term running for another office, were never met. Time for a real change.
celador2 September 03, 2012 at 02:58 PM
Obama will highlight Bill Clinton as his model and to get votes. Does that mean he will propose returning tothe BillC 90s tax rates that were in place before Bush tax cuts?
morninmist September 03, 2012 at 09:45 PM
M. W. Daniel ‏@SiWeCan #lyinRyan: Q: what kind of liar is he - Compulsive, habitual, inveterate, pathological, incurable? A: All of the above. #p2 #tcot #rwnj
mhazzard October 27, 2012 at 01:37 AM
If Ryan wins America will be knocked upside it's head...


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