Sunday, February 24, 2013

Ryan Supported Sequester Since 2004, Called It "Bad Gov't." In 2012

Since 2004, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), who supported big-ticket priorities and stimulus spending under Bush, has defended the sequester as a statutory cap against excessive government spending. In August 2011, the sequester was signed into law. In May 2012, Ryan suddenly referred to it as "not good government." Paul Krugman warned us last year that supposed GOP intellectual heavyweight Ryan is a "con man" and a "fraud." Watch the sequence of clips via James Carter, who also brought us Romney's 47% statement:

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