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Old 08-30-2012, 05:00 PM
 
Location: Riverside
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Default Conservative Kathleen Parker: Who does Ryan think he's kidding?

Conservative WAPO columnist Kathleen Parker calls Paul Ryan out on "omissions" in his big speech last night (that's putting it mildly). Parker wonders, doesn't Ryan think people are going to check his facts???

She specifically notes Ryan failed to mention:

1) Ryan proposed cuts in Medicare IDENTICAL in size to Obama's.

2) Ryan was ON the Simpson/Bowles commission, and he himself voted AGAINST it's "urgent recommendations"

3) the downgrade in US credit rating directly followed the Debt Ceiling Showdown, led by none other than Paul Ryan.

Kathleen Parker: Romney and Ryan, running against themselves - The Washington Post

Parker also takes Romney to task for, well, being a phony!

Note, Kathleen Parker is NOT a liberal, or even a moderate. She has impeccable conservative credentials. Her purpose in this column is to express concern that, by being dishonest and misrepresenting their arguments, Mitt and Mini Mitt are jeopardizing the GOP's chances in the election.

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Old 08-30-2012, 05:01 PM
 
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Rather insulting, isn't it. It was his first major speech. Like people aren't going to go through it with a fine-tooth comb.
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Old 08-30-2012, 05:36 PM
 
Location: Riverside
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Rather insulting, isn't it. It was his first major speech. Like people aren't going to go through it with a fine-tooth comb.
Parker left out the Welfare lie, and the Janesville plant lie.

How can we expect that, a new administration FOUNDED on lies and distortions, is going to end happily for the American people?
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Old 08-30-2012, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Area 51.5
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Miss Kathleen wasn't listening. The fact checkers have been fact checked and found to be wrong.
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Old 08-30-2012, 05:39 PM
 
Location: Sonoran Desert
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Rather insulting, isn't it. It was his first major speech. Like people aren't going to go through it with a fine-tooth comb.
You could find the lies with a garden rake.
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Old 08-30-2012, 05:51 PM
 
Location: Under Mount Doom
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You could find the lies with a garden rake.
Or a pitchfork.

But really,when dealing with horse apples, a flat shovel is best.
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Old 08-30-2012, 05:55 PM
 
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Miss Kathleen wasn't listening. The fact checkers have been fact checked and found to be wrong.
Yup, Kathleen is a neo-con, a fake-con, a plant, yadda yadda.

And the media is so liberal, they can't be trusted.

A lot will ride on tonight. If Mitt looks like a stiff, he's probably done.
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Old 08-30-2012, 06:02 PM
 
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Is Ryan really the best the GOP could do?
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Old 08-30-2012, 06:08 PM
 
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Great post. You have to wonder--if they'll lie about the things they have over the last few days, what else would they lie about if they ever got into power?
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Old 08-30-2012, 06:09 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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Conservative WAPO columnist Kathleen Parker calls Paul Ryan out on "omissions" in his big speech last night (that's putting it mildly). Parker wonders, doesn't Ryan think people are going to check his facts???

She specifically notes Ryan failed to mention:

1) Ryan proposed cuts in Medicare IDENTICAL in size to Obama's.

2) Ryan was ON the Simpson/Bowles commission, and he himself voted AGAINST it's "urgent recommendations"

3) the downgrade in US credit rating directly followed the Debt Ceiling Showdown, led by none other than Paul Ryan.

Kathleen Parker: Romney and Ryan, running against themselves - The Washington Post

Parker also takes Romney to task for, well, being a phony!

Note, Kathleen Parker is NOT a liberal, or even a moderate. She has impeccable conservative credentials. Her purpose in this column is to express concern that, by being dishonest and misrepresenting their arguments, Mitt and Mini Mitt are jeopardizing the GOP's chances in the election.
Nice try Parker hasn't been a conservative for some time.
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