Paul Ryan Could Hurt Mitt Romney in Florida With Controversial “Throw Momma From the Train” Budget Plan

The Miami Herald sees the danger of Paul Ryan on the Romney ticket, in as far as what it means for Florida. It also seems that the Romney campaign must have sensed that because Ryan’s appearance in Florida was redirected to Iowa, Politico reports. President Obama has struggled in Florida over the past several months, but with Ryan on the GOP ticket, that could all change, considering he wants to literally “throw momma from the train” with deep cuts to Medicare and Medicaid. Of course, I am sure some one the right will call the Miami Herald a liberal rag. The heat is on……

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Miami Herald: Paul Ryan Could Hurt Mitt Romney in Florida With Controversial “Throw Momma From the Train” Budget Plan (Miami Herald)

Ron Brownstein: “Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate could deepen the intrinsic tension between the Republican policy agenda and the voters it relies on to win elections.”

“Ryan’s ambitious budget blueprint, as passed twice by House Republicans over the past two years, crystallizes the GOP’s highest policy priority: shrinking the size of the federal government, largely by dramatically restructuring entitlement programs led by Medicare and Medicaid. But the GOP today is increasingly dependent on the votes of older and blue-collar whites who — while eager to scale back government programs that transfer income to the poor — are much more resistant to retrenching entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security that largely benefit the middle-class.”

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 Paul Ryan Could Hurt Mitt Romney in Florida With Controversial Throw Momma From the Train Budget Plan
Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.