Watch Chris Hayes Skewer Paul Ryan's Budget Hypocrisy

The Republicans' "budget czar" might have a radical take on the budget—you know, slashing social programs while also slashing rich-people taxes—but it also seems that he has a selective memory when it comes to what he's about, and what he's stood for in the past. Notoriously, Ryan voted for budget stimulus under George W. Bush, but it seems as soon as Obama came around, he decided he was against stimulus.

On Sunday, Chris Hayes brought out the damning evidence that Ryan was so into stimulus as a job creator—and that when he told an Ohio reporter that it "didn't work," it wasn't just a baldfaced lie, it completely countered the evidence that stimulus does work. Watch via Mediaite:

 

AlterNet / By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Posted at August 20, 2012, 8:13am