Paul Ryan’s many faces

The veep candidate inspires artists across the Internet. We plucked the most interesting ones

Topics: Paul Ryan, 2012 Elections,

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    John Cox

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    Ryan made this comment during a May 2011 appearance on “Meet the Press” in response to numbers suggesting Americans weren’t in favor of cutting Medicare to balance the federal budget.

    Ryan made this comment during a May 2011 appearance on “Meet the Press” in response to numbers suggesting Americans weren’t in favor of cutting Medicare to balance the federal budget.

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    Bret A Melvin

    Artist Bret A. Melvin writes that Ryan’s doctor-like qualities, “a rare combination of seriousness and honesty” in explaining debt and spending, inspired his illustration.

    Artist Bret A. Melvin writes that Ryan’s doctor-like qualities, “a rare combination of seriousness and honesty” in explaining debt and spending, inspired his illustration.

    Stoaty Weasel

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    Did Romney’s choice have something to do with attracting female voters? Artist Stoaty Weasel thinks so.

    Did Romney’s choice have something to do with attracting female voters? Artist Stoaty Weasel thinks so.

    WMxDesign

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    Slashing Medicare? That’s a clown move.

    Slashing Medicare? That’s a clown move.

    WMxDesign

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    No food stamps? Let them eat cake pops.

    No food stamps? Let them eat cake pops.

    Barbara Broido

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    That sure is a sad face from the man who developed the “prescription for prosperity” budget.

    That sure is a sad face from the man who developed the “prescription for prosperity” budget.

    Toby Toons

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    Some mainstream media outlets have welcomed Ryan with open arms. Others, not so much.

    Some mainstream media outlets have welcomed Ryan with open arms. Others, not so much.

    David Craig

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    A bold take on Paul Ryan’s eerie resemblance to Frankenstein.

    A bold take on Paul Ryan’s eerie resemblance to Frankenstein.

    Mark Hammermeister

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    Is the Obama-Ryan budget clash veering into childish territory?

    Is the Obama-Ryan budget clash veering into childish territory?

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    Driftglass

    If Romney’s pick was meant to “appease the monstrous appetites of the Right,” writes the artist behind this image, he should be aware that doing so “only makes them exponentially hungrier and crazier.”

    If Romney’s pick was meant to “appease the monstrous appetites of the Right,” writes the artist behind this image, he should be aware that doing so “only makes them exponentially hungrier and crazier.”

    Capt. Elaine

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    Artist Capt. Elaine says she’s enjoyed following Ryan for several years. She writes, “The media always portrays him as killing Medicare, while in fact his plan will SAVE Medicare from going broke.”

    Artist Capt. Elaine says she’s enjoyed following Ryan for several years. She writes, “The media always portrays him as killing Medicare, while in fact his plan will SAVE Medicare from going broke.”

    Veracity Stew

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    The answers to our nation’s woes are all in Ryan’s head.

    The answers to our nation’s woes are all in Ryan’s head.

    DonkeyHotey

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    It’s a magical, wealthy world for Mitt and Paul.

    It’s a magical, wealthy world for Mitt and Paul.

    Mario Piperni

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    It will be fascinating — or terrifying — to see how Romney and Ryan combine their ideas.

    It will be fascinating — or terrifying — to see how Romney and Ryan combine their ideas.

    Major Domo

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    Paul Ryan is washing his hands of Medicare.

    Paul Ryan is washing his hands of Medicare.

    Kate SalleyPalmer

    Paul Ryan's many faces

    Says caricaturist Kate Salley Palmer, “Paul Ryan with his vampire-like widow’s peak, and those big blue eyes…those clenched cheeks when he grimaces or smiles…those Obama ears of his, and that impossibly black hair–what caricaturist could resist that?”

    Says caricaturist Kate Salley Palmer, “Paul Ryan with his vampire-like widow’s peak, and those big blue eyes…those clenched cheeks when he grimaces or smiles…those Obama ears of his, and that impossibly black hair–what caricaturist could resist that?”

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