Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, Wisconsin's longest tenured member of Congress, pushed Ryan to run for Congress...That explains a lot. Heartless Jim Sensenbrenner -- the guy who voted against relief for hurricane victims in New Orleans -- would throw grandma out of the lift raft in a second. Maybe he's the brains behind Ryan's Medicare plan, otherwise known as the Republican Road to Ruin.
One of the lessons Sensenbrenner taught Ryan early on was to approach the serious job with a sense of humor. Sensenbrenner said, "Not only do the two of us have a sense of humor, but we're very good friends.". The two now say they work more closely together than any two members of congress. They frequently go out to dinner, and even exchange gag gifts every Christmas.
Sensenbrenner says, "I gave him for Christmas, a pooping reindeer that pooped out brown candy...I got the cow-talytic converter, because we spent thousands of tax payer dollars trying to investigate bovine flatulence, and we know a lot about that in Wisconsin.
Friday, May 13, 2011
Who knew? Jamie Sensenbrenner and Paulie Ryan BFF? From a Fox6 gusher about Ryan: