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