Exciting New Book From Paul Ryan Will Be Like Every Other Right-Wing Book of the Past Decade

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Paul Ryan is writing a book!

So far, Ryan has been doing the writing by himself. The early theme of the draft is a broad discussion of American renewal, with an emphasis on the Republican future and the party’s need to articulate what he calls the “American idea.”

So….it’s going to be like every other book ever written by a conservative in the past decade. I can hardly wait.

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