Running (from) the Numbers

August 15th, 2012


“I don’t want to get wonky on you, but we haven’t run the numbers on that specific plan.” —  Paul Ryan


I love getting wonky, but what you said doesn’t qualify.

(I guess the bar’s pretty low, Fox interviewers to mollify.)


There are 84 days until the election, don’t forget,

And you haven’t even run the numbers for your budget yet?


It’s the centerpiece of your campaign.

Isn’t it worth taking time to ascertain?


You’re the House Budget Committee chair, so get to work

(Unless you already know the numbers won’t work).


Here’s Ryan’s interview yesterday with Bret Hume.

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