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  •  I hope they get around (3+ / 0-)
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    to an Ad that captures Ryan's out-of-tough smugness too:

    Ryan claims downgrade is ‘vindication’ of GOP  (Video)

    by David Edwards, -- 08.7.11

    Rep. Paul Ryan said Sunday that S&P’s downgrade of U.S. credit was a “vindication” Republican actions and his budget plan, which would end Medicare as it exists today.

    I am not very surprised with the downgrade,” Ryan told Fox News’ Chris Wallace. “We more or less saw it coming because we are the wrong fiscal path. We’ll find out what spike in rates we are going to get. Obviously not only does it hurt the federal government and its ability to close deficits, but it hurts people. Car loans, home loans, all these things are going to go up. And so, it is because Washington has not gotten its fiscal house in order.”

    And to me, this is just more vindication of our actions. We passed a budget, which according to someone with S&P yesterday, would have prevented the downgrading from happening in the first place.”

    Isn’t that like a doctor saying, ‘I did the operation perfectly but the patient died?” [Chris] Wallace wondered. “In its announcement, S&P condemned the political dysfunction here in Washington, the grid lock here in Washington… isn’t the failure to compromise part of the problem?”

    Are you ready to Vote? Are you still 'allowed' to Vote?
    -- Are you sure?

    by jamess on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 05:54:09 AM PDT

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