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Paul Ryan: ‘Nature Of Conservative Punditry’ Is To ‘Complain About Any Imperfection They Might See’

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan hit back against conservative political pundits who have recently been vocal about their frustrations with Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign. In an interview with the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on Saturday night, Ryan took a shot at his critics in the conservative movement. He said that the first instinct of Republican pundits is to “complain.”

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When asked about critics of the Romney campaign within the conservative movement, like Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan and The Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, Ryan offered an uncharacteristically unreserved critique of the industry of conservative punditry.

“A, we still have a ways to go. We still have a lot left that we’re planning on doing,” Ryan said. “B, I think that’s just what conservatives do by nature. I think that’s just the nature of conservative punditry is to do that — to kind of complain — about any imperfection they might see.”

h/t The Huffington Post

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