Quick Takes: Ryan Versus Trump

* Here is House Speaker Paul Ryan’s latest position on his party’s presidential nominee:

* Of course, Trump had to respond.

* The Clinton campaign was quick with this video coming out of last night’s debate:

* It is hard to believe that editorial writers at one of the country’s premiere newspapers are writing headlines like this:

* CNN’s instant poll showed Clinton winning last night’s debate 57-34. Things were a bit more lopsided with Univision viewers.

* There has been a lot of discussion about how Donald Trump’s sexism and overall bullying is affecting white college-educated women. Sometimes a GIF is worth a thousand words.

* Perhaps more than anything Trump said last night, this is the behavior he exhibited that made a lot of women’s skin crawl.

* Finally, here is a great video from the folks at “Save the Day Vote.”

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Nancy LeTourneau

Nancy LeTourneau is a contributing writer for the Washington Monthly. Follow her on Twitter @Smartypants60.