If asked, how might you describe Paul Ryan's role and level of involvement within the national conversation about Washington's budget process and the looming debt crisis? If you were the Washington Post, you'd attempt to capture it with this surreal headline:
"Amid Debt Crisis, Paul Ryan Sat on Sidelines"
Welcome to Bizarro World. Of all the potential attacks on Paul Ryan "journalist" Lori Montgomery had at her disposal, she decided to run with the preposterous-on-its-face "he just sits in the corner and does nothing" angle. Where to begin? Keith Hennessey has an outstanding and comprehensive piece deconstructing Montgomery's, ahem, "reportage" over at Real Clear Politics. He begins by listing the article's core assertions (that Ryan's a disengaged, take-no-action, hardcore partisan) and taking note of some strangely absent facts: Read More: http://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2012/10/01/bias_wapos_astounding_hit_piece_on_paul_ryan