A lot of people will be trying to make a big deal about Biden's manorisms, but it was Paul Ryan's body language that sent up the biggest red flags and we can't let him get away with it.
I'm not sure there is any water left in Kentucky the way Ryan was nervously taking a gulp of water after every lie he told. But the warning rocket he sent up when asked about abortion was a Psychology students ticket to a PHD.
He was biting his tongue so hard I thought we would see blood coming out of his mouth. He knew he couldn't say what he really believes and that he was going to have to tell a Romney lie and not let the world know that he wants to take women back to the 19th century.
Here's the clip below the fold and watch the deep breath, the clearing of the throat, and the pause right after.
Paul Ryan has been a leader in the anti-choice movement for years in congress. Here's his record on abortion according to ontheissues.org.
Life begins at conception, so protect unborn children. (Aug 2012)He has debated this issue over and over and over. There would be no reason in the world that an answer about abortion wouldn't be automatic and far more rehearsed than many of the other answers he gave. But he couldn't rely on the mean spirited anti women's health answers he's been giving for so many years now. No, he had to stop and think about the answer the Romney campaign wanted him to give. He looked frustrated that he couldn't say what he so desperately wanted to say, but instead he had to tone down his rhetoric so he didn't end up like his close congressional ally Todd Akin.
Church-provided contraception is about rights & conscience. (Feb 2012)
Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
Voted YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother’s life. (Oct 2003)
Voted YES on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
Voted YES on federal crime to harm fetus while committing other crimes. (Apr 2001)
Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
Congress shall protect life beginning with fertilization. (Jan 2011)
Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
So before the media tries to make this debate about Joe Biden's smiles and laughs, let people know that it was Paul Ryan who's body language was telegraphic the most about who these people really are.