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Paul Ryan, Defender Of The Safety Net

By Matthew Yglesias  

"Paul Ryan, Defender Of The Safety Net"

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Fundraising letter that went out last night under the signature of Paul Ryan, Ayn Rand acolyte and proponent of pushing domestic discretionary spending to its lowest level ever:

What’s fascinating about this is that it’s not propaganda aimed at the center, it’s a fundraising level aimed at the base. The GOP thinks that conservatives are eager to develop a self-image of themselves as the real friends of the poor.

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