Ryan Is the Most Conservative VP Pick in History (More Conservative Than Cheney!)

Wow. According to Nate Silver:

"[T]he statistical system DW-Nominate evaluates [Ryan] as being roughly as conservative as Representative Michele Bachmann of Minnesota."

By this scoring system, he's more conservative than Dick Cheney. Quite a bit more:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

But hey, just because he scores exactly the same as nutcase McCarthyite Michele Bachmann doesn't mean he isn't a very, very serious person whom everyone in the country should respect, right Cokie?

Hullabaloo / By digby | Sourced from

Posted at August 13, 2012, 6:00am

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