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PHOTO: Does Shirtless Paul Ryan Make You Want A Tight Budget?


Do we now know, thanks a 6-year old picture posted at TMZ, which of the men on the presidential tickets is indeed the most fit?

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  1. "You don't look old enough to have a 42-year old son, ma'am!"

    Posted by: Polly Tess | Aug 17, 2012 4:14:23 PM

  2. I detest the man, but he does have a handsome face. Total WASP, of course. I don't know why some would think it surprising that a man in his mid-30s (when this was taken) would be in shape. He's vain as hell and works out every day. Obesity isn't automatic, and I'm hardly a gym rat. Get a dog and walk it a lot, then don't eat crappy food and you'll stay in fine shape.

    Posted by: Paul R | Aug 17, 2012 4:15:58 PM

  3. He can work in porn but no thanks.

    Posted by: Alejo | Aug 17, 2012 4:17:56 PM

    I'll give in to flesh. He can have my vote.

    Posted by: Gast | Aug 17, 2012 4:34:42 PM

  5. Honestly I think he's an attractive man, more interesting because he's not traditionally handsome.

    It's just unfortunate he's a loathsome POS.

    Between Ryan's Ayn Rand fetish, contempt for those without his advantages, and Romney's history (gay-bashing during high school, animal abuse [and no matter what you think of his motivations that dog WAS abused], his convictions being deterimed entirely on what will get him elected (there's no *there* there), they're two peas in a pod.

    Congratulations, GOP. You've come up with a straight sociopathic ticket.

    Posted by: Caliban | Aug 17, 2012 4:39:08 PM

  6. Boy's gotta do some running for that lower body. Those legs are skinnier than an anorexic on a purge day.

    Posted by: S. | Aug 17, 2012 4:40:30 PM

  7. "Total WASP, of course."

    He is an Irish Catholic, actually.....not that I see what that has to do with anything.

    Posted by: Rick | Aug 17, 2012 4:44:44 PM

  8. As for Ryan's wife, she was a lobbyist for the tobacco industry, which pretty much says that while she may not be Satan, she'll do until he shows up.

    Posted by: Caliban | Aug 17, 2012 4:48:10 PM

  9. Just what we need. Chick-Fi-Legs for VP.

    Posted by: Rick B | Aug 17, 2012 4:56:54 PM

  10. This is why I stopped coming to this site for serious news a LONG time ago...

    Posted by: Tim in MT | Aug 17, 2012 5:08:17 PM

  11. I suddenly have the urge to go out and buy clothes that fit.

    (and here, I thought *I* had chicken legs!)

    Posted by: Kyle | Aug 17, 2012 5:15:25 PM

  12. Skinny legs.

    Posted by: Hunter | Aug 17, 2012 5:45:11 PM

  13. I could really get behind him. There is nothing political about this.

    Posted by: Kris | Aug 17, 2012 6:18:06 PM

  14. Out of the pool and the hair still looks perfect, slicked and in place. It looks as if he just snapped it back on. What infomercial did he buy the coiffe from?

    Posted by: Mike | Aug 17, 2012 6:32:15 PM

  15. Does anyone have a razor?

    Posted by: David | Aug 17, 2012 6:38:01 PM

  16. No.

    Posted by: DeeVee | Aug 17, 2012 6:43:01 PM

  17. Eww

    Posted by: NY2.0 | Aug 17, 2012 6:57:28 PM

  18. OH HOW SOON we forget the press corps yelling "Down in front!" because 2008 Obama boarded the press bus in tight mom-jeans and stood and put his foot on the seat.

    Posted by: Markus | Aug 17, 2012 7:19:45 PM

  19. Goy Weiner? Isn't that a racist thing to say? Mr. Ehrenstein, what do you say? I'm assuming you were at least born one of the few, the proud, God's chosen people.

    Ratbastard is antisemitic in 5,4,3,2,....

    Posted by: ratbastard | Aug 17, 2012 9:20:17 PM

  20. His character is so repulsive that his cheese-sucking, fish-boiling, deer-killing, Wisconsin blandness becomes doubly repulsive.

    Posted by: Socal | Aug 17, 2012 9:43:48 PM

  21. No affect on my loins whatsoever; not even a smidge.

    Posted by: omi | Aug 17, 2012 9:46:24 PM

  22. No. Personality matters. And for working out, he doesn't look he has much definition. There's better out there.

    Posted by: Zeta | Aug 18, 2012 12:33:07 AM

  23. In the words of Peggy Lee, "Is that all there is?"

    Posted by: RecoveringTexan | Aug 18, 2012 4:47:25 AM

  24. Paul Ryan is a handsome man in excellent physical shape and he has a beautiful family. Just because I wouldn't vote for him because of his extreme right wing conservative views doesn't mean that I have to deny his positive physical attributes ,like many of the posters on this site do.

    Posted by: andrew | Aug 18, 2012 8:00:13 PM

  25. He is not attractive, he looks OK from far, but the close ups show the truth he is not cute. His body is disappointing as well

    Posted by: Marky | Aug 18, 2012 9:14:20 PM

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