Tonight's Debate In One Photo
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Paul Ryan, the Republican nominee for vice president, was nominated for Time Magazine's Person of the Year in 2012. He didn't win the honor, but he did pose for a photo shoot about his P90x workout routine.
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The photos, which were never published before now, are being featured in a profile of the candidate in this week's issue. The photos appeared online for the first time today, and netizens have reacted both accordingly and predictably.
Political Twitter parody accounts are all the rage right now, which makes the nearly immediate creation of the twitter account @PaulRyansBicep an obvious choice. The account has been tweeting gems such as this one for the past hour:
Has a VP candidate ever worn a sleeveless tee to a debate?
— Paul Ryan's Bicep (@PaulRyansBicep) October 11, 2012
Other people have just taken to playfully poking fun at the photos on Twitter, creating memes and compiling image mashups.
We've included some of our favorite tweets below, and images in the gallery above.
Maybe Biden will run on stage shouting "I got your P90X beat, Ryan!" and frantically pumping a Shake Weight. ti.me/RhUIcU
— John Hayward (@Doc_0) October 11, 2012
What if Paul Ryan and Joe Biden come on stage tonight wearing the same physique?
— Josh Greenman (@joshgreenman) October 11, 2012
— Bryan Daniel Peach (@bryanpeach) October 11, 2012
This story originally published on Mashable here.