Although I wouldn't mind seeing him do his little stand up comedy routine at Zanies Comedy Club in downtown Chicago. Wisconsin Republican Congressman and Green Bay Packers fan Paul Ryan tried to make some funnies on Monday at the expense of Bears QB Jay Cutler. I'm sure the audience at the Chicago Economic Forum was more accommodating than a crowd of two drink minimum paying Chicagoans in the dimley lit Zanies would have been. I'm sure the Grabowskis would have heckled him off the stage. Booo you suck! Go back to Wisconsin you cheese sucking son of a (censored)!
Here's the opening to his speech, from foxnews.com:
I want to thank you all for inviting me to speak. It was especially gracious of you to host me, even though I'm a Packers fan and I assume most of you are Bears fans
Ha ha, but we're also mostly Bulls fans. And the NBA post season is going on right now. But I'll assume you're a Milwaukee Bucks fan since you live in Wisconsin, and your NBA interest probably ended around the beginning of April. What up! Say hi to John Salmons for me Jacka**!
But that doesn't mean we can't work together. As chairman of the House Budget Committee, I stand ready to do whatever it takes to help you re-sign Jay Cutler.
Re-sign? Is he a free agent? No. He's signed through 2013. Is throwing money at something that's already paid for what the chairman of the House Budget Committee does? Idiot! Why don't you budget some cash for the Pack to re-up with John Kuhn.
I'm here to talk about the economy today -- about the need to get four quarters of strong, consistent performance. That wasn't another Jay Cutler joke, I swear. It could be, but it's not
You're right, it's not... not very funny...
If he really thought he was speaking to a crowd of Bears fans, and was trying to win them over with his charming wit, maybe he should have turned to a common enemy. (I should be a political speech writer) But Duh! Brett Favre jokes!
I was gonna finish with, Memo To Paul Ryan: Stick to your day job. Because as a stand up comic his bit needs some refining. But as a Congressman, maybe Paul Ryan isn't the sharpest cheddar in the cellar? From a post today at Forbes.com titled Memo To Paul Ryan: It's Time To Think About Plan B:
Paul Ryan's budget plan has been a disaster for Republicans. Only days after the plan was passed by the House on April 15, Republicans found themselves forced to disown it.
The fundamental flaw in the Ryan plan was that it was based upon "static analysis." Static analysis is what makes otherwise sensible people say things like, "There are only two ways to reduce the deficit: cut spending or raise taxes."
Yeah, what he said....
Just to set the record straight, politics is not my strong suit, and for all I know this Forbes piece is complete rubbish. He goes on to talk about a bunch of numbers, economic history, fiscal years, and he gives his take on what Ryan's Plan B should be. He finishes with this nugget.
This would be the Republicans' best strategy for recovering from the Ryan Budget Plan disaster and driving on to a sweeping electoral victory in 2012.
Haha, he said disaster again!