Paul Ryan effectively locked up Ohio today with a visit to Warren, Ohio’s world-famous Hot Dog Shoppe
, home of the best dogs on the planet, and that isn’t just a home towner talking. Ask NFL Hall of Famer Paul Warfield. Ask director Chris Columbus. Ask Fox News’ Roger Ailes. (Yes, all Warren, Ohio folk.)
Good to see Ryan in the heart of Trumbull County, where John Kerry campaigned at the close of his 2004 run and where John F. Kennedy stumped in 1960. It is a traditionally Democratic stronghold, but culturally conservative and beginning to experience the impact of a gas boom that Obama’s EPA is on a mission to kill.
Of course, Ryan’s trip to his alma mater of Miami University in southwest Ohio didn’t hurt either: