Look, if we had a [Hillary] Clinton presidency, if we had Erskine Bowles as Chief of Staff of the White House or President of the United States, I think we would have fixed this fiscal mess by now. That’s not the kind of presidency we’re dealing with right now.Rep. Paul Ryan • Offering (on this morning’s Meet the Press) an interesting take on what he thinks of the Obama administration … essentially, Obama is no Hillary Clinton.
swaggalikemoi said: Cantor gave a pretty good answer, clearly not the straightforward quip we’d prefer but he is a politician after all.
» We say: Agreed. Given his need to not anger his base, he answered that question to the best of his abilities. The problem with the exchange was not Eric Cantor’s answer (honestly, his initial evasion made a stronger point than his response) but David Gregory’s question. David Gregory’s asking a question that should’ve been put out to pasture a month ago. The only reason it’s still in the news is because Neil Abercrombie has actually been digging through file cabinets trying to find the thing.