Obama calls Paul Ryan a ‘good and decent man’ at speech but slams him on Twitter

http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/234750437755080704

For the first time, President Obama publicly acknowledged Paul Ryan’s entrance into the race for the White House Sunday at a fundraiser in Chicago.

In his first public mention of Romney running mate Paul Ryan, Pres Obama says "I know him. I welcome him to the race."

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) August 12, 2012

Just in: President's first comments on Ryan — "good and decent man" but "ideological leader of the Republicans in Congress"

— Ed Henry (@edhenryTV) August 12, 2012

Pres. Obama on Paul Ryan: "I want to congratulate Congressman Ryan. I know him. I welcome him to the race. Cong. Ryan is a decent man"

— Steve Brusk (@stevebruskCNN) August 12, 2012

Obama’s Twitter feed displayed a different message. As he was speaking, his campaign tweeted this:

Make sure the women in your life know: Paul Ryan supports banning all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest.

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 12, 2012

This comes on the heels of a deluge of tweets yesterday and today stating “facts” about Paul Ryan.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/08/12/obama-calls-paul-ryan-a-good-and-decent-man-at-speech-but-slams-him-on-twitter/

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