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Who Is Paul Ryan?

dangfitz Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 3:28 PM
Right. Bill Clinton said "The era of Big Government is over". What comes out of a politicians' mouth is meaningless. Ryan has a record, and it is a record of growing Big Government. The GOP ticket - yet again - is not at all interested in limited government. Since the GOP is not running someone with a political view that I can support, I'm voting for someone I can support - Gary Johnson. I may not get what I want this time, but instead of a vote that says, "I'm OK with a totalitarian government, so long as it's run by the GOP", I'm casting a vote that says "I want to limit government".
I wanted to like Paul Ryan.

Before he was nationally known, Rep. Ryan visited me at ABC, and we went to lunch. He was terrific. He was a rare politician, one who actually cared about America's coming debt crisis and the unfairness of entitlements. He even talked about F.A. Hayek's "The Road to Serfdom"! If only more politicians thought that way.

But then the housing bubble burst. Ryan voted for TARP. Then he voted for the auto bailout. Who is this guy? I thought he believed in markets!

At Fox, when I got my own TV show, I asked him about...