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Thu Aug 30, 2012, 03:27 PM

A long, long list of articles citing Ryan's lies last night

Thanks so much to NJedwina, who assembled this list but only has four posts (so far!) and can't start a thread. Way to go, NJedwina!!!!

Dave Weigel, Slate.com:
"incredible string of false or misleading statements"
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/the_breakfast_table/features/2012/_2012_republican_national_convention/paul_ryan_s_speech_included_an_incredible_string_of_false_or_misleading_statements_.html

Joan Walsh, Salon.com:
"His Republican National Convention speech was stunning for its dishonesty"
http://www.salon.com/2012/08/30/paul_ryans_brazen_lies/

Jonathan Cohn:
The Most Dishonest Convention Speech ... Ever?
http://www.tnr.com/blog/plank/106730/ryan-most-dishonest-convention-speech-five-lies-gm-medicare-deficit-medicaid

TPM:
Top 5 Fibs In Paul Ryan’s Convention Speech
http://www.tnr.com/blog/plank/106730/ryan-most-dishonest-convention-speech-five-lies-gm-medicare-deficit-medicaid

Michael Tomasky, the Daily Beast:
"Paul Ryan pushed American politics into new territory with his convention speech, effectively daring Democrats and the media to call him out on his string of blatant falsehoods"
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/08/30/michael-tomasky-on-paul-ryan-s-convention-speech-and-his-web-of-lies.html

Jonathan Bernstein, the Washington Post:
Paul Ryan fails -- the truth
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/post/paul-ryan-fails----the-truth/2012/08/29/bbfe1eac-f254-11e1-b74c-84ed55e0300b_blog.html#pagebreak

AP:
FACT CHECK: Convention speakers stray from reality
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5j-oHGoQbH0RmoY7rNL47-I6BYziA?docId=dc7b2d4bcfab405989965fd9505a1aff

Dan Amira, NY Magazine:
Paul Ryan Bets on the Ignorance of America
http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2012/08/paul-ryan-rnc-speech-lies-fact-check.html

Fox News contributor, Sally Kohn:
“Ryan’s speech was an apparent attempt to set the world record for the greatest number of blatant lies and misrepresentations slipped into a single political speech.”
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/08/30/paul-ryans-speech-in-three-words/#ixzz252BejeYA
Steve Benen, Maddowblog:
Paul Ryan stands on a foundation of lies
http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2012/08/30/13566768-paul-ryan-stands-on-a-foundation-of-lies

Huffington Post:
PAUL TALES: RYAN MISLEADS, AGAIN AND AGAIN
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/30/paul-ryan-address_n_1841819.html

Politicsusa:
5 Biggest lies in Romney’s speech:
http://www.politicususa.com/5-biggest-lies-paul-ryans-rnc-acceptance-speech.html

Bob Cesca:
Paul Ryan’s Speech: Lies, Lies and More Lies
http://bobcesca.com/blog-archives/2012/08/paul-ryans-speech-lies-lies-and-more-lies.html

Washington Post Editorial Board:
Mr. Ryan’s misleading speech
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/mr-ryans-speech-effective-maybe-but-definitely-misleading/2012/08/30/a9b4e690-f227-11e1-adc6-87dfa8eff430_story.html?hpid=z4

Factcheck.org
“Paul Ryan’s acceptance speech at the Republican convention contained several false claims and misleading statements.”
http://factcheck.org/2012/08/ryans-vp-spin/


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Response to renate (Original post)

Thu Aug 30, 2012, 03:29 PM

1. Oh, my goodness.

 

Do you think that any of the zombies who think he and Romney are so great will read any of these?

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Response to renate (Original post)

Thu Aug 30, 2012, 04:06 PM

2. K&R nt

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Response to renate (Original post)

Thu Aug 30, 2012, 04:39 PM

3. I just clicked on Google news and it loaded with these stories.

Lets hope the media and Democrats don't let up on this shit.

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Response to renate (Original post)

Thu Aug 30, 2012, 05:53 PM

4. one last kick in honor of the brand-new DUer who created this list, NJedwina

Three cheers for NJedwina!

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Response to renate (Original post)

Sat Sep 1, 2012, 02:36 PM

5. K&R

Even Faux Noiz reported on his lies!

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