Still a Paul Ryan Skeptic - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Still a Paul Ryan Skeptic
by

I’m an admirer of Paul Ryan’s but even if the rumors are true I stick by my original assesments. I think wonkish conservatives are overstating Ryan’s appeal to rank-and-file center-right voters. I think the vice presidency is a poor use for Ryan’s skills. I’m not convinced it makes the enactment of Ryan-like entitlement reforms any more likely than any other set of circumstances if Romney was already committed to those policy goals. If he isn’t, he’s just brought the man who could be his most credible Republican critic inside the tent. And if the ticket loses, it will push the Republican Party in a bad direction on entitlements and occasion some really annoying David Frum op-eds.

I’d be happy to be proven wrong on any of those points.

Sign Up to receive Our Latest Updates! Register

Notice to Readers: The American Spectator and Spectator World are marks used by independent publishing companies that are not affiliated in any way. If you are looking for The Spectator World please click on the following link: https://spectatorworld.com/.

Be a Free Market Loving Patriot. Subscribe Today!