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G.W. Bush in better shape than Mr. VP 6% body fat?

Is this the worst lie Paul Ryan has told yet?

So far. he's not even "in" and he's already lying.

Exaggerating about how fast you ran a marathon is kind of a jerk move.

First of all, it's impressive enough that you ran 42.2 km; no need to embellish. Second, as U.S. Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan has learned, you're pretty much guaranteed to get caught in your lie.

In a recent radio interview, Mr. Ryan made the bold claim that his personal best time for running a marathon was under three hours.

For non-professionals, a sub-3:00 marathon is nothing short of awesome. As Runner's World pointed out, that would make Mr. Ryan the fastest marathoner on a national ticket. John Edwards's marathon time was 3:30, George W. Bush ran 3:44 and Sarah Palin ran 3:59.


Don't try and tell me he misremembered what his time was.
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Good grief, Mr. Ryan

Everyone knows that a presidential candidate's marathon qualification is only that he/she completes it in under 4 hours. Don't exaggerate it or the anti-doping police will be knocking on your door.

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(NT) I understand Ryan's Secret Service code name is "Pinocchio"
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(NT) nice one
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I completed a marathon recently. Just under 24 hours.

I guess I don't qualify. Mischief Boy my knees are sore.

Rob

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