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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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When punditry fails: Rep. Paul Ryan is Politico's health care policy-maker of the year

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 years ago)

Rep. Paul Ryan, Politico's health care policy-maker of the year. Seriously. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Politico proves that in D.C., awards are not given on actual merit, but on what The Village cares about. To wit, they've made Rep. ... Read Post

Conflict of interest in Politico's policy maker of the year awards?

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 years ago)

Politico's naming Rep. Paul Ryan "health care policy maker of the year" was pretty ridiculous, and roundly and deservedly panned. But Media Matters notes an even more questionable selection by Politico: their tech policy choices, Re... Read Post

Politico gives Paul Ryan the "health care policymaker of the year" award

US Politics / Liberal : AmericaBlog.com (3 years ago)

That's right; Paul Ryan is Politico's Health Care Policymaker of the Year. Here's Paul Krugman on la Ryan (my emphasis): Even if you like the thrust of Ryan’s ideas, even if you think privatizing Medicare and turning it into a vouch... Read Post


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