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Tonight, Politico hands Paul Ryan its award for Health Care Policymaker of the Year. Because inside the Beltway, actually crafting useful policy that helps people is meaningless. No doubt it’s only matter of time before James Inhofe wins Environmental Policymaker of the Year and Michelle Bachmann walks home with a prize for GLBT Issues Policymaker [...]
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