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Mon Aug 13, 2012, 02:51 PM

"President Ryan" - Another Shrewd Move in the Corporate State's Long Game

"President Ryan" - Another Shrewd Move in the Corporate State's Long Game

By Richard (RJ) Eskow

August 12, 2012 - 5:01pm ET

Paul Ryan's looks are often compared to an actor's, and that's no accident: He's being groomed for the role of a lifetime. When Mitt Romney accidentally introduced Ryan as "the next President" he may have been displaying the same predilection for accidental honesty - for truth-telling as political gaffe - that he showed when he praised Israel's socialized health system.

And Romney may be right. The most likeable and electable extremist in the country just became the GOP's 2016 front-runner. That's no accident either.

All the signs suggest that the economy will struggle for years unless progressive steps are taken. Worse, another steep decline into recession or depression could occur at any time. If Obama's re-elected and we're still suffering in 2016, as now seems likely, our "electable extremist" will be in the perfect position to become the next President.

Heads we win, says Corporate America, and tails you lose.


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http://ourfuture.org/blog-entry/2012083212/president-ryan-another-play-corporate-rights-long-game

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Response to robertpaulsen (Original post)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 02:56 PM

1. How can anyone call this smarmy bastard "likeable?" n/t

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Mon Aug 13, 2012, 03:04 PM

2. Please help out the guy who is running against Ryan in his house district.....

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Mon Aug 13, 2012, 03:22 PM

3. His looks are often compared to one actor in particular

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Response to robertpaulsen (Original post)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 07:49 PM

4. Kick!

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