Discussion: Paul Ryan Officially Launches Bid For Speaker Of The House

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So long Paul, been good to know ya.

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As SpocksBlackPants commented earlier:

“Thank GOD that is over. The Ryan career doomsday clock has now been set.”

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The scent of power is too hard to resist

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Cong. Ryan will not get past the debt limit vote without conceding to the loonies. I would guess he’s already meeting about tactics to sell us on the benefits of a shut-down.

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Unless Tang Boner assured him that the debt limit vote would occur before Tang left office.

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But … but … but … the freedumb caucus said they won’t accept Eddie Munster’s demands, particularly that he doesn’t want to be subject to the motion to vacate.

Does that mean Lyin’ Ryan caved?

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If he loses THIS election too I’m never going to stop laughing. Never.

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Firstly, the media grossly oversells the idea that Ryan is a policy genius. He peddles bogus plans based on invented math that couldn’t possibly work, and calls it “wonky.”

Secondly, he gave up on all his conditions, meaning he has no more leverage or protection than Boehner did. With the loonies’ hands up his back, he will now start making demands for right wing wet dreams in exchange for raising the debt ceiling, and howling that Obama is threatening default by not “compromising” (i.e., surrendering to blackmail). Meaning Ryan will start his tenure by either a) forcing a default, or b) breaking the promises he just made to the nutjobs.

But the media says the party has proved its governing mettle by getting this brilliant man to be speaker. Fascinating.

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And in short order the Freedom Caucus will be gnawing the bones of his carcass. Couldn’t happen to a nicer faux-econ wonk.

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Cong. Ryan already conceded to the loonies in choosing to run for the speaker position without his demands being met.

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Okay, it’s been over three hours, Trump MUST have said something stupid by now.

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Explains that “gym bag” smell.

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Oh, goodie. The beginning of the end for Paul “The Wonk” Ryan.

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He’ll become their favorite chew toy.

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Folded like a cheap card table.

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How long before they are carving him up?

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Ruler of HELL.

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Zombie-eyed-Granny-starver-- is now completely f^cked.

Beat it loser. You’ll be out of the job by New Years.

jw1

Except. If you’re the lead dog?
Everything in front of you-- is not supposed to smell of sh^t.

jw1

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