Readers of this blog may remember Ian Murphy as the greatest punker of governors ever known – as in he is that dude who got Scott Walker to talk to “David Koch” for 20 minutes.
The greater world out there also identifies Ian with the Buffalo Beast blog where he delivers an annual verbal beat down to 50 Americans who pretty much had it coming called “The 50 Most Loathsome Americans”.
Get thyself to Ian’s site to see what damage he’s done to the already bedraggled reputations of Donald Trump, the Ghost of Breitbart, and Matthew Yglesias, just to name a few.
I’ve poached his charges and sentence against that alleged marathon runner from Janesville:
“3) Paul Ryan
Charges: Compulsively lying, arrested adolescent Muppet whose sheltered mind is still blown by Atlas Shrugged and Stairway to Heaven. The Uri Geller of economics, he managed to bend the will of MSM patsies like Ezra Klein into portraying him as a credible policy wonk, rather than what he truly is: a two-bit illusionist who wants to disappear grandma’s Medicare and Social Security money and make it reappear in the pockets of the rich wankers he secretly wishes would rape him in a rock quarry.
Smoking Gun: Even Fox News said Ryan’s RNC performance “was an apparent attempt to set the world record for the greatest number of blatant lies and misrepresentations slipped into a single political speech.”
Sentence: So inspired by Rand’s The Fountainhead, he buys a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. A slight rain causes the roof to collapse. A stout beam caves in his widow’s peak. His final, bloody gasp: “Ellsworth Toohey was right…”