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Who Is Paul Ryan?

RICHARD191 Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 12:39 PM
EXAMPLE OF A CITIZEN LEGISLATOR TIME TO GET YOUR CANDIDATE READY WHAT IS A PROFESSIONAL POLITICIAN? SAME AS ESTABLISHED? What would you say about a candidate who fought the infernal business COMPANY and won? Well, there is one in particular. He did not get elected; he had to endure a runoff election. JODIE HICE. He ran in the 7th Congressional district of GA. HIS ELECTION BUDGET; $10,000! HE ALMOST BEAT WOODARD BY A HAIR; ON TEN GRAND actually, we have one but the PROFESSIONAL POLITICIAN won the Primaries and run off in GA. What would you say about a candidate who fought the infernal business and WON? Well, there is one in particular. He did not get elected; he had to endure a runoff election. JODIE HICE. He ran in the...
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...