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The Paul Ryan Choice

Doug5049 Wrote: Aug 14, 2012 9:21 AM
Poor people who want to stay poor should vote Democrat. Poor people who want to elevate themselves out of poverty should vote conservative (not necessarily Republican--most Republicans are not conservative).

Governor Mitt Romney's choice of Congressman Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential running mate is one of those decisions that seem obvious -- if not inevitable -- in retrospect, even though it was by no means obvious to most of us beforehand.

Anyone who wants to get a quick sense of who Paul Ryan is should watch a short video of a February 2010 meeting in which Congressman Ryan politely, but devastatingly, "schools" Barack Obama on the utter fraudulence of the statistics that the Obama administration was using to claim that ObamaCare would reduce the deficit. That video is available on...