Friday, August 31, 2012
Ryan & Romney - Two Lying Peas In A Pod
The more I see of Paul Ryan, the more I think he is probably the perfect running mate for Willard Romney. They are both inveterate, artful, and prolific liars -- and both are shameless enough to keep repeating those lies daily on the campaign trail, long after the lies have been exposed by the media and others. A couple of nights ago, Ryan gave his acceptance speech at the Republican Convention.
It was the perfect opportunity for him to lay out a sane and reasonable plan for the economic recovery of this country (including a plan for job creation). Instead he released what felt like a torrent of lies. Think Progress has picked out what they say are the six worst lies Ryan told in his speech (although I don't know how they cut it down to only six). Here is their list: