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Paul Ryan Heaps Praise On Hillary: If She Were President, Wed Have Fixed This Fiscal Mess
Mediate ^ | Sunday January 28, 2012

Posted on 01/27/2013 4:52:53 PM PST by Bigtigermike

Appearing on NBC’s Meet the Press this afternoon, former GOP vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) praised Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and lamented that she did not win the presidency in 2008, as he believes that would lead to a better chance for deficit reduction today than under President Obama.

Host David Gregory showed Rep. Ryan video of Sec. Clinton speaking with him at the inaugural luncheon, which Ryan characterized as “chumming it up” over a variety of personal topics.

The congressman then praised Clinton: “Look, if we had a [Hillary] Clinton presidency, if we had Erskine Bowles as Chief of Staff of the White House or President of the United States, I think we would have fixed this fiscal mess by now. That’s not the kind of presidency we’re dealing with right now.”

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: establishment; hillary; obama; paulryan
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To: Venturer

You are exactly right.

Dingbat is the perfect term.

He’s growing more feminine, and chattery, and sort of liberal/nurturing/pansyish even as he sounds ever sillier.

51 posted on 01/27/2013 7:14:35 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: Venturer


Bobby Jindal was out there calling Republicans stupid (for all the wrong reasons) at the same time Ryan was heaping praise on Hillary.

Maybe these two candy-asses should declare their 2016 ticket immediately so we can get to work on drumming them out.

52 posted on 01/27/2013 7:18:57 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: Bigtigermike

Hillary: “ So I’ve got a lot of ideas, I just obviously can’t propose them all. I can’t afford them all. The country can’t afford them all.”

hmm I also have a lot of ideas. But they involve cutting government spending so we can afford them all.

53 posted on 01/27/2013 7:20:08 PM PST by ari-freedom (Happy Thanksgiving!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Paul must be low on cocktail invites from the beltway, and he’s trying to get back on the list....

54 posted on 01/27/2013 7:22:16 PM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: taildragger

” IMHO this was a dig to get under the malignant narcissist skin... Let’s see if it does... “

OK but he should please not try to get under OUR skin.

55 posted on 01/27/2013 7:23:22 PM PST by ari-freedom (Happy Thanksgiving!)
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To: Buddy Sorrell

What is wrong with the idiots “on our side”!!?

56 posted on 01/27/2013 7:24:13 PM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: SeminoleCounty

“Folkks, Paul Ryan is not a Conservative. Wake up, people.”

He still has a pretty good record. Just because he doesn’t sound like Allen West or Michelle Bachmann doesn’t mean he’s not a conservative.

57 posted on 01/27/2013 7:27:43 PM PST by ari-freedom (I need to change my tagline.)
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To: Bigtigermike
Hillary is a socialist! I know that he was trying to ding Obama but this is dumb plain and simple

Hillary is a self identified Communitarian

That is the politically correct term for COMMUNIST.

58 posted on 01/27/2013 7:34:27 PM PST by Uriel-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: Bigtigermike
Whether you agree or disagree with Ryan I would guess it's his way of trying to stir up trouble by playing both ends against the middle.

He may be making a mistake, then again?

59 posted on 01/27/2013 7:48:44 PM PST by VideoDoctor
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To: RoosterRedux
Let's honor those who will try to lead the conservative side.

I am sure you feel the same way about Sarah Palin's efforts too, right?

Ryan is a good ideas guy on the conservative side. I would not try to call him a RINO. The GOP establishment likes him too, because he does not challenge their wrong track.

60 posted on 01/27/2013 8:02:37 PM PST by Moorings
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To: Bigtigermike; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy; ...

Once again Ryan is being put out there as the smiley face conservative boy wonder who is going to mass convert by going on TV and talking and smiling.

“We failed to get our message out”

Once again warned of the high deficits.

Problem is that Ryan was VP candidate and lost, and he was put out front and center long before that.

So what message didn’t he ‘get out’ ???

61 posted on 01/27/2013 8:17:57 PM PST by sickoflibs (Losing to Dems and Obama is not a principle! Its just losing.)
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To: familyop
Looks like Ryan lost more credibility, but he wasn’t really conservative enough, anyway.

Oh good grief, already the 'eating our own' starts.

Ryan, as far as I know, has offered the only viable plan for reducing spending. And even if it's not as much as many might like, it IS a start.

62 posted on 01/27/2013 9:25:00 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: Bigtigermike; sickoflibs; BillyBoy

Watch the witch play this comment if she runs in 2016. Idiotic.

Never say nice things about the enemy.

63 posted on 01/28/2013 1:15:50 AM PST by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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To: familyop

I think he knows Hillary won’t run in 2016, so he’s ripping obama by praising her.

64 posted on 01/28/2013 3:09:42 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: rhinohunter
"This is was Sarah’s one fault: the insipid praising of shrillery - who has all the same goals as ubama - except for maybe the destruction of Israel."

Agreed about the false praise, rhinohunter (though I tend to think that HC would be anti-Israel, as well). What on EARTH are these Conservatives THINKING when they do this? And it isn't only Sarah or Paul Ryan; Conservatives seem to do this FREQUENTLY. In fact, during Rush's Operation Chaos campaign, while so many other Conservatives were running out and lending HC legitimacy by voting for her in the primary (even if it was an attempt to expose more about O), I could not even listen to his program while he was on that subject.

Surely these Conservatives know that HC and BO have the same Authoritarian goals, yet they continue to heap praise on this anti-American incompetent. The only thing I can think of is that, presumably, they want to show the media that they don't criticize all Leftists, so they will not be tagged as "extremist."

Talk about irony.

65 posted on 01/28/2013 4:36:29 AM PST by NH Liberty ("For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus..." [1 Timothy 2:5])
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To: SuziQ

Well, okay, it would be a start. But that start is not likely to occur before bond collapse, repudiation and currency adjustment time, because the most influential constituents in both political parties are against spending cuts.

66 posted on 01/28/2013 5:31:27 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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