Skip to comments.Vanity: Did Paul Ryan pull a Kerry on Stossel?
Posted on 02/11/2010 5:13:05 PM PST by C19fan
I am watching Stossel and he was interviewing Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). Stossel asked him about his support of the creation of Government Motors. Rep. Ryan made some rambling response that to me sounded almost like he voted no before yes a la John Kerry. Bit disappointed with that answer.
A lot of good conservatives voted for the auto bailout but I doubt any of them expected the takeover.
Thaddeus McCotter & Candice Miller : (
That doesn't make the bailout right, nor does it excuse the vote, but it is an explanation. Politicians were scared. They thought the lines for free soup, cheese and haircuts were just around the corner.
It was an especially tough position for Michigan republicans to be in. Voting against it was a guaranteed massive job loss across the state. That’s especially true of their districts.
That's an oxymoron (being conservative and voting for a bailout of any kind). I found it sad that when it was time to test capitalism and to allow it to work, Bush, Ryan, and many other so-called conservatives abandoned it (with TARP and other so-called "stimuli") and now we have massive federal debt and nothing has been fixed. The libtards in the DNC voted in favor of these bills as well, but it was expected of them (thus the name, libtards).
One more thing to remember, his district included a large GM truck plant. They closed it despite the bailout.
Ryan had to vote for this. He resides in a Dem district that is/was anchored by a big GM plant that made Suburbans. Of course GM went ahead and closed the plant anyways.
I would of respected him more if he said that instead of some mumbo jimbo about the EPA, moving money around, etc.
Stossel’s show is becoming the best news on TV.
Did not like answer either. As a good Republican, his ducking and weaving was pretty good.
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