And so it begins. Or rather: And so it continues. Libs were up late Friday night rehashing all their old talking points about Wisconsin GOP Rep. Paul Ryan’s fiscally conservative budget plan.
Why the Paul Ryan pick instantly transforms the campaign into a referendum on budget-slashing and Medicare vouchers http://t.co/oSXN3pNW
— HowardKurtz (@HowardKurtz) August 11, 2012
I'll be the first to resurrect Kathy Hochul 2011 win in Western NY due to Ryan Budget and Medicare- hit me WAPO http://t.co/JeQjQErn
— Luke Russert (@LukeRussert) August 11, 2012
— La (@Ladidahdi) August 11, 2012
@joshua_eaton Obama team should just run on the Ryan budget, he would be a gift to the Democrats
— Kevin Maley (@KevinAMaley) August 11, 2012
(Twitchy debunked the Ayn Rand card here.)
Conservatives pushed back hard and quickly with reminders of their own. Let’s hope the Romney camp is prepared to do the same. (Looking at you, Andrea Saul.)
Yeah, Ryan and his budget will be a real liability for the Romney campaign. Say, how many votes have Obama's "budgets" gotten again?
— John Hayward (@Doc_0) August 11, 2012
Obama budget proposal: 0 votes; Ryan budget 228. #tcot
— Kenneth Ryan James (@kryanjames) August 11, 2012
The budget that got more Dem votes than Obama’s? RT @olivermacdonald: Paul Ryan as Romney pick? Wouldn't his budget plan be too divisive?
— RB (@RBPundit) August 11, 2012
Ppl forget Obama already did a whole speech practically saying Romney wanted to kill old people for supporting Ryan budget. Got him nowhere.
— AG (@AG_Conservative) August 11, 2012
— Marc T Grove (@mtgrove) August 11, 2012
Watch GOP Rep. Ryan get Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner to admit that Obama administration officials “don’t have a definitive solution” to massive unfunded liabilities. “We just don’t like yours:”
Bring it on!
— Sal (@SundevilSal) August 11, 2012
Tonight Joe Biden asked his aide how much money is in the budget. Start prepping for the debate now, Joe. Won't do you much good! #Ryan
— Chris (@forewit) August 11, 2012
All you need to remember is this: For 3+ yrs, the Democrats have given us no budget. Ryan has a good budget ready to go.
— Amy (@moderncomments) August 11, 2012