Why Paul Ryan? Comedians Have a Few Theories

BY Jami Smith

August 14 2012 1:17 PM ET

Paul Ryan wipes away tears during a homecoming rally in Wisconsin.

Rachel Maddow says Democrats are drinking margaritas to celebrate, but Republicans seem just as happy. In case you've had trouble trying to figure out why Mitt Romney selected Paul Ryan as his running mate, we look to our cadre of @Gaysayer comedians for their unparallelled insight.

As always, in the tweets below, The Advocate's Jami Smith brings you the 10 funniest comments from LGBT comedians and their straight allies. New jokes are posted every day on Twitter. If you like laughing, join the more than 6,000 people who already follow @gaysayer.

Tags: Comedy