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Romney and Ryan Turn the Tables on Obama

Texas Bonnie Belle Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 8:08 AM
Since 47% of American households are dependent on some form of government handout it is scary to me if they all vote for Obama to keep the handouts coming. Also it is frightening because we are creating a culture of give me, give me now, instant gratification. We need to turn that around.
Mitt Romney's selection of Paul Ryan was supposed to be a problem for the Republicans. So said a chorus of chortling Democrats. So said a gaggle of anonymous seasoned Republican operatives. All of which was echoed gleefully by mainstream media.

The problem, these purveyors of the conventional wisdom all said, was Medicare -- to be more specific, the future changes in Medicare set out in the budget resolutions Ryan fashioned as House Budget Committee chairman and persuaded almost all House and Senate Republicans to vote for.

But while Democrats licked their chops at the prospect of scaring old ladies that they'd...