Republican congressman Paul Ryan is scheduled to give the official GOP response to the President’s State of the Union address, so he has been targeted by the Dems and their accomplices in the media. They are so worried about Ryan that they have once again trundled out the hoary Mediscare routine:
Senate Democrats are pouncing on Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) role in delivering the Republican response to the State of the Union address to make the case that Republicans are intent on destroying Social Security and Medicare.
But the real reason they’re trashing Ryan is because he is a damned effective speaker. For a reminder of how good he is, here’s the video of Ryan slamdunking Obama at last year’s health care summit:
And for good measure, here again is his speech on the floor of the House during last week’s pre-repeal debate:
This is why Ryan is the demon du jour. They know he’ll nail Obama to the wall on his SOTU whoppers.