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@PaulRyanVP: Hunter, Father, Budget Hawk, Federalist, Catholic — Obama’s Worst Nightmare

Representative (Wisconsin) and Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan and family

Representative (Wisconsin) and Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan and family (IconicSurrealism.com)

The official bio

The acceptance speech:

 

The House Budget Trailer: America Deserves a Better Path (a.k.a., colloquially known as the prototype for Ryan’s first VP ad):

Comeback Team ad:

The Heritage Foundation Speech, 2011:

Paul Ryan’s CPAC Address, 2012:

We could never forget this piece of nostalgia — Paul Ryan versus Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (this also gives an indication of how he handles the other side):

…and what about Paul Ryan shredding ObamaCare in 6 minutes?:

 For further reading:

A great pick of the potential first and second families:

Paul Ryan and Family (IconicSurrealism.com)

Paul Ryan and Family (IconicSurrealism.com)

…and another pick of the potential leaders of the free world come 2013:

On the bus (@Reince)

On the bus (@Reince)

So, how was the response for the pick?

Romney/Ryan rally in North Point, NC (much more detail at the Professor’s site); the Daily Caller reports that over 10,000 showed up here:

(LegalInsurrection.com)

(LegalInsurrection.com)

(LegalInsurrection.com)

(LegalInsurrection.com)

(LegalInsurrection.com)

(LegalInsurrection.com)

Then, over 10,000 greet Romney/Ryan at Paul Ryan’s homecoming in Waukesha, WI

Meanwhile, it’s been reported that with only a $51 admission, an Obama fundraiser in Chicago had a room half full.

Concluding the weekend’s VP pick hasn’t been bad at all for the Romney/Ryan team:

$5 million raised, 70,000+ donations online since @MittRomney announce @PaulRyanVP

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