8. Paul Ryan got down with the swirl
Paul Ryan may have very conservative values, bu he’s no racist. Mitt Romney’s running mate told Milwaukee Magazine that his family is a bit diverse.
‘I have a sister-in-law who’s African American,’ he revealed. ‘My college sweetheart was black,’ he added. ‘I just experienced some ugly comments, some racist views from people who I thought were friends of mine.’
And he added that he’s also that he holds a certain Black republican in high regard stating that he’s a "big, big fan" of Martin Luther King Jr.