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Who Is Paul Ryan?

Release Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 10:40 AM
Paul Ryan is a pretty sharp man. He is about the only one that will talk about the debt and what may be comig down the road, unless we see the writing on the wall. Ever heard of Greece? I think that was a excellent pick by Romney. I think Obama will win the election, but perhaps having Ryan in the spotlight will help shine more light on our mounting debt problems so the government finally decides to do something about it.
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...