Ryan on Gingrich: 'With Allies Like That, Who Needs The Left?'
According to Gingrich's spokesman, the substantial disagreement between Gingrich and Ryan amounts to little more than whether or not to include a "public option"--Gingrich favors, Ryan's open to it--for Medicare beneficiaries. But Gingrich's wild rhetoric--"radical ... right-wing social engineering"--made it seem like the divide is much greater.
The Weekly Standard http://assets.weeklystandard.com.s3.amazonaws.com/tws15/images/logo-large.pngThe Weekly Standard 2011 Washington, DC Politics 2011-05-16 http://www.weeklystandard.com/ryan-on-gingrich-with-allies-like-that-who-needs-the-left/article/561129 2011-05-16T10:12 2011-05-16T10:43 Ryan on Gingrich: 'With Allies Like That, Who Needs The Left?' The Hill's Michael O'Brien writes: Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) took a swipe Monday at Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich after the former House Speaker criticized Ryan's proposed Medicare reforms. With allies like that, who needs the left? Ryan told guest host Raymond Arroyo on conservative talker Laura Ingraham's radio show. [...] John McCormack, Newt Gingrich, Paul Ryan http://cdn.weeklystandard.biz/cache/280x280-.jpg