Paul Ryan

Democracy In Crisis: Paul Ryan’s No Good Very Bad Day

Democracy In Crisis: Paul Ryan’s No Good Very Bad Day

Friday afternoon, after a dramatic capitulation, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan walked out before the press and conceded defeat on what had been his party’s primary concern for the last seven years.

“Obamacare is the law of the land,” Ryan said. “We’re going to be living with Obamacare for the immediate future.” 

It was stunning. Even though the president insisted on Thursday that there would be a vote Friday, he called the

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