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Paul Ryan's Old-Fashioned American Vision

Cookiepress Wrote: Aug 12, 2012 10:20 AM
You're so right-but this is something that would help all of us. He mentions a flat tax and that is what my response is about

When you think of Republican congressman Paul Ryan, terms like earnest, serious, and important come to mind. So does the term old-fashioned. Ryan comes from an old-fashioned place, the blue-collar town of Janesville, Wisconsin. He cherishes the old-fashioned values of a faithful family man. He even looks old-fashioned, with his white shirts and striped ties. And he uses old-fashioned argument skills, persuasively weaving big-picture themes with the numbers that back them up.

[Editor's note: This column orginally ran on December 23, 2011] 

And Ryan has old-fashioned goals,...