08/15/2012 03:09 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Paul Ryan's Fashion Faux Pas


By Marin Cogan, GQ

Hogan Gidley, former Santorum spokesman and GQ's favorite sockless Republican strategist, calls in with these thoughts on Paul Ryan's much-talked about, mostly panned sense of fashion:

"When Paul Ryan walked out on stage at his VP announcement, his suit was so big, I thought his jacket was a batman cape. It was just enormous. Ryan already looks youthful -- and that's a huge positive for us -- but the last thing we want is for Congressman Ryan to look like he's wearing his dad's clothes to work."

"I'm not saying Ryan needs to show up in a screaming tight suit with skinny lapels and a skinny tie, sporting an inch of bare ankle... But with VP-level scrutiny on everything he does, they'll need to get him a suit that fits."

Personally, we want to see the bare ankle.

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