**Posted by Phineas
Another bit of evidence for the argument that our A-list candidates stayed out of the nominating race this year, leaving us to field the reserves. In this video, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) makes the case for the budget offered by House Republicans yesterday. Here’s a link to the “trailer video,” which is worth watching, but, in this video, Ryan gets to the meat of the problem: we have a choice between growth or stagnation, rise or decline, and liberty or dependence.
Ryan explained his plan in more detail in the Wall St. Journal. You can read generally favorable analysis of it from Dan Mitchell, and a typical liberal hack job by Ezra “the Constitution’s too old to understand” Klein at the Washington Post. Still, I have to ask…
Second look at a brokered convention?
(Crossposted at Public Secrets)