Tuesday, March 04, 2014

If you don't count the cases where modern medicine has cured disease, modern medicine has done nothing to alleviate illness

I must admit I'm stunned by what a total clown Paul Ryan is when it comes to budgetary issues. I guess that's more of an indictment of the American political press more than Ryan himself. There are a lot of Congress Critters who say stupid things. Ryan didn't have to be deemed a wonk by anybody.

He's getting a lot of pushback about this in left-leaning places. I doubt if even something as blatant as Ryan's footnote will blunt his reputation as a very serious policymaker.