As last night’s debate turned to the economy, Paul Ryan seemed eager to condemn the Obama administration’s policies. Vice President Biden seemed even more eager to remind the Republican congressman about his record of requesting stimulus funds from the Recovery Act he claims to abhor.
“On two occasions we advocated for constituents who were applying for grants,” Ryan grudgingly conceded. “That’s what we do.”
As it turns out, the whole story is pretty amusing, though the right may not fully appreciate why. Remember this segment from August?