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Paul Ryan’s Mentor

Over on the home page, I glance at the Kemp-Ryan connection: “For the last two decades, countless Republican politicians have associated themselves with Ronald Reagan. It can link a run-of-the-mill conservative with glories past. But Paul Ryan, though a Reagan admirer, has not explicitly modeled his career on the Gipper. Instead, he frames his politics through the prism of Jack Kemp, the late supply-side congressman from upstate New York. Like Reagan, Kemp was a conservative hero, but his power base was the House of Representatives, as well as right-leaning journalists and think-tank scholars.” Click here and you can read the rest.

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