He has convinced Politico to speak truth to power.
"We talked fairly recently and I said, ‘You know, I can’t support the version that you have in the budget,” Rivlin said in an interview with POLITICO. “I don’t actually support the form in which he put it in the budget.”
“That’s not quite fair,” Rivlin added when informed that Ryan had used her name to advocate his plan.
“Alice Rivlin and I designed these Medicare and Medicaid reforms,” Ryan said.“Alice Rivlin and I designed these Medicare and Medicaid reforms,” Ryan said.
That is, Ryan lied.
Best of all
"Ryan’s office did not return multiple attempts for comment Tuesday."
I *never* expected to read that in Politico.
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Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0411/52622.html#ixzz1ImiF8wVl