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Romney, Ryan Know Better Than to Box Congress on Taxes

Michael2802 Wrote: Sep 17, 2012 8:03 PM
Paul Ryan is spot on...the minute he would say anything about a specific loophole...that group or member would be all over the news saying it is unfair and not right....you are picking on me...and all this other BS....not worth the time.
rauljg69 Wrote: Sep 18, 2012 12:14 AM
Obama was very specific in 2008.... Do not extend bush tax cuts on those making over 250,000.
rauljg69 Wrote: Sep 18, 2012 12:24 AM
Didn't worry about "boxing in" congress. Ridiculous defense!
MudontheTires Wrote: Sep 18, 2012 12:28 AM
Obama was very specific in 2008.... Do not extend bush tax cuts on those making over 250,000.

And then Obama signed off on an extension, didn't he.
One of the most bizarre charges leveled against Congressman Paul Ryan from progressive journalists and pundits is that his reputation as a serious, knowledgeable policy guru is a sham. Exhibit A, it's claimed, is that his budget pushes tax simplification - which has been derided as a tax cut for "the rich" - without getting too specific on the details.

We got another example today with Alec MacGillis' profile done over at The New Republic. The meat of his argument comes in a discussion with Rep. Blumenauer:

All of which is to say that Ryan...