The new Republican ticket held a rally in vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan’s home state of Wisconsin on Sunday, packing over 11,000 people into the Waukesha County Expo Center. I’ve seen some estimates that put the crowd at over 13,000. The crowd was so big that it wouldn’t fit in the Expo Center, and had to be moved outside.

The huge and enthusiastic crowd moved Ryan to tears, as he declared, “My veins run with cheese, bratwurst, a little Spotted Cow, Leinie’s, and some Miller.” That might explain why he became such a physical fitness enthusiast. It was either that, or angioplasty.

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