By The Associated Press
Paul Ryan is giving voters a vivid image of the nation's unemployment crisis.
If everyone now out of work stood in single file, he says, "that unemployment line would stretch the length of the entire American continent."
"You would think that any president, whatever his party, would make job creation, and nothing else, his first order of economic business," Ryan told GOP delegates. "But this president didn't do that. Instead, we got a long, divisive, all-or-nothing attempt to put the federal government in charge of health care."
Ryan's acceptance speech Wednesday night stands as one of the fiercest attacks on President Barak Obama's record in a convention flush with harsh words.
Leading such attacks is a traditional role for the No. 2 candidate on a ticket.
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