Rep. Paul Ryan, the (erswhile?) Janesville Genius, said this the other day:
“It’s about time we cut some spending around here.”
In another place and another time, a remark like that might be considered appropriate, even wise. In July of 2013, however, it’s evidence of something terribly wrong with Ryan’s thought processes.
Steve Benen EXPLAINS:
Here’s the problem: Ryan’s inability to remember the recent past is becoming a cause for concern. In 2011, Congress and the White House agreed to a deficit reduction package that cut government spending by roughly $1.5 trillion. That’s “trillion” with a “t.” Then Washington ...