And not just Joe Biden—
“As evidence to support his argument, Castro pointed to the long history of thirtysomething mayors delivering keynote addresses at national political conventions.”
““Obviously, people are never going to be seized by the exact same patently bullshit sense of destiny they were last time around, but I would like to see this convention have at least a little more of the totally deceptive electricity we saw in Denver.”
Paul Ryan is pictured here as prom king in 1988. While in high school, Ryan delivered pizzas for Señor Pizza and spent summers mowing lawns to save up for a telescope. (That is, until he made a deal with popular cheerleader Cindy Mancini wherein he would pay her $1,000 so she could purchase a new suede outfit and she would pretend to be his girlfriend.)
Image (and caption contest) via Jim Treacher.