Locally, the Madison TV stations fell all over themselves basking in the national spotlight, with their glowing anchor faces and ridiculous "who is Paul Ryan" video photo albums.
Oddly, after a year of campaigning against Ryan, Rob Zerban never got a mention as the most serious challenger in decades. Even Journal Sentinel reporter Dan Bice covered Ryan's possible VP pick, mentioning the state Democratic Party's plans to go after his seat, but never brought up Zerban's name.
This Ryan love fest isn't about to end anytime soon either. Wisconsin media loves the national attention, and tearing down this right wing Ayn Randian golden idol could negatively impact their ratings.
Here's Hardball's Chris Matthews with Ezra Klein, who honestly dissects what a Romney/Ryan administration would do:
If Wisconsin is smart and familiar with Ryan's plan for corporate prosperity, the polls won't change, but who am I kidding.