(Washington Times) Hitting the right comedic note in a convention speech can be tough, but Paul Ryan, the Republican vice presidential nominee, had delegates laughing Wednesday night at his string of one-liners poking fun at both President Obama and Mitt Romney.
Not everyone had the same success.
Ohio Sen. Rob Portman's quip that he has been on the short list of vice presidential picks, but didn't make it because "apparently it wasn't short enough" got a few uneasy chuckles — though it's unclear whether that was because the joke fell flat or because few were paying attention.
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