The celebrity vitriol aimed at Paul Ryan, chosen by Mitt Romney to be his running mate yesterday, doesn’t compare to what Sarah Palin endured four years ago.
Just give it time.
For now, hip hop mogul Russell Simmons earns the gold for the most over-the-top Tweet reacting to Ryan’s ascension to the no. 2 slot on the 2012 GOP ticket.
Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, two men who will destroy our people…
And Simmons kindly asked his followers to retweet his deep thoughts.
Jared Leto, part of the oh, so powerful Obama celebrity brigade, complained that Ryan “wants to cut Pell Grant scholarships for nearly 10 million students!”
Others took comical jabs at the ticket, like comedian Mike Birbiglia:
When Mitt Romney called Paul Ryan “the next president,” it proved that even robots make mistakes.
Director Michael Moore’s response felt like it was written by an intern well versed in the far-left icon’s shtick.
Paul Ryan? I guess they plan on winning. It’s all about who is able 2 get more ppl 2 the polls. Ignorance fear & hate r great motivators