It was a truly breathtaking display of brazen dishonesty. Paul Ryan looked America in the eye and without a hint a shame, lied to our face.
CNN’s Wolf Blitzer said he counted “seven or eight” claims that “fact checkers will have some opportunities to dispute,” but concluded the lies didn’t matter because it was “a powerful speech” that gave Republicans what they “were hoping for.”
CNN’s Erin Burnett added, “There will be issues with some of the facts, but it motivated people.”
Let that sentence roll around in your brain for a moment, and ponder what it means for our country.