GOP vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is a skilled bowhunter and one-time Oscar Meyer Weinermobile jockey, but according to a proposal laid out earlier this year by Mitt Romney, he probably doesn’t have the business accumen to serve as president.
Speaking at a campaign event in May, Romney appeared to endorse a supporter’s idea for a constitutional amendment stating that a “president has to spend at least three years working in business before he can become president of the United States.” …
Of course, the problem here is that Ryan, doesn’t actually meet this criteria. From the Associated Press:
At 42, Ryan has spent almost half of his life in the Washington fold, the last 14 representing a southern Wisconsin district that runs from the shores of Lake Michigan through farm country south of Madison.
… Obama actually has worked for 11 for-profit businesses. His private-sector experience includes time spent as a construction worker, a research assistant job with the Business International Corporation and several jobs at law firms.
— Nick Wing
“Paul Ryan Not Qualified To Be President, According To Mitt Romney Proposal This Year”
Huffington Post, August 13, 2012
* Paul Davis Ryan once went by “P.D.,” which friends morphed into “Petey”… which “Petey” detests as a nickname.
** Doesn’t “The Private Sector Experience” sound like a groovy name for a defunct late-1960s pop-rock group?
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