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The Main Event: Ryan v. Obama

On deficits and spending.

4:22 PM, Feb 25, 2010 • By MATTHEW CONTINETTI
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Rep. Paul Ryan, Republican of Wisconsin, just launched a full-bore assault on the faulty assumptions behind the claim that the Obama health care plan will reduce the deficit. Obama didn't even bother questioning Ryan's presentation. He changed the subject to Medicare Advantage. The expression on the president's face as Ryan made his case was absolutely priceless. Simply put, he looked like someone who realizes he's met his match.

We hope to have video soon.

Update, 4:22 p.m. Here's the video:

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