And Him From A Nice Irish American Catholic Family Too



On fire.

But that’s not all. He [Paul Ryan, Republican Vice Presidential candidate] attacked Obama for failing to keep open a Janesville GM plant that closed under Bush in 2008. He hit him for a credit-rating downgrade that S&P essentially blamed on GOP intransigence. He claimed that all taxpayers got from the 2009 stimulus was “more debt,” when most got a tax cut (and the stimulus is known to have saved between 1.4 and 3.3 million jobs). He derided the president for walking away from the Simpson Bowles commission deficit-cutting recommendations when Ryan himself, a commission member, voted against those recommendations.

…Other than that, it was a great speech.

The Brazen Lies of Paul Ryan (Joan Walsh, Salon)

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