I Don’t Want To Get Wonky With You
August 15, 2012 § Leave a comment
“Well I don’t know exactly when it balances because we haven’t — I dont want to get wonky on you — but we haven’t run the numbers on that specific plan.”
- Paul Ryan, Vice Presidential candidate for Mitt Romney, August 14, 2012
- Source: Fox News (video)
- Context: Balancing the budget, which Romney’s campaign claims he could do by the end of a second term, is a large part of Romney’s platform. Brit Hume asked Paul Ryan when the economic plan laid out by the Romney campaign would balance the budget. By his own admission, no one in the Romney camp has even calculated the effects of their economic policies.