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Who Is Paul Ryan?

Paulus Textor Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 7:09 PM
.....if you live in Utah, Idaho, or Texas--guess what?--Romney is going to win your state, no matter how you vote. Why not at least vote your conscience, and give some more credibility to someone who more accurately mirrors your own views? Only in a few, closely-contested states--about ten of them--would your vote make any conceivable difference, whatsoever. An even there, the chances of your single vote actually swaying the election are millions to one. Again: why not vote your conscience? You don't get a big prize for "picking the winner."
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...