Hunting Season Opens: Ryan Aims for Both Deer and Votes – During deer-hunting season, Rep. Paul Ryan has been known to avoid shaving, lest the smell of shaving cream alert his prey. His leisure reading, he has said, includes “Quality Whitetails Journal,” a source of tips about deer habitat. He hunts with a bow as well as a rifle.  Mr. Ryan’s profile as a deer-hunting die-hard is taking on more importance as the Republican presidential ticket looks to rural voters—and white men in particular—to win a series of crucial Midwestern and upper Midwestern states.