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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Timothy Noah: Paul Ryan Hearts Unemployment

Timothy Noah, writing in The New Republic:

"Ryan's opposition to Fed stimulus is so pronounced that he's been accused of trying to sabotage the economy to help the GOP win back the presidency. That's a hard case to make, considering that he was pushing to repeal Humphrey-Hawkins before Obama was even elected. The more mundane truth is that he's an ideologue who thinks the government shouldn't lift a finger to reduce unemployment."

He's not alone - we've chronicled the numerous examples of callous Republican indifference towards the unemployed.

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