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Friday, August 10, 2012

Paul Ryan Wouldn't Be a Conservative Check on Romney

By: Carl Wicklander 
Via Jim Antle at The American Spectator, the Washington Post's Ezra Klein takes up the question of Paul Ryan as VP. Not that he is actively trying to help the Republican Party, but Klein repeats a sentiment many seem to share - that Ryan can influence a Romney White House from his perch in the House.

There isn't much reason to believe this because Ryan has already been a member of the House of Representatives during a Republican administration and he wasn't a conservative check on anything. Rather, he voted for every major piece of spending legislation including the Medicare expansion he is now accused of trying to gut!

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