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Paul Ryan learns that it is expensive to look this cheap:
The scorn is all over the internet, and probably making it to the newsies. What is particularly catching everyone’s eye is that this tweet came from his personal Twitter, not his Speaker of the House twitter. So, you know, this is what he actually marvels at: The teacher cannot buy a grande anything at Starbucks even once a week with her new tax break wealth.
So besides proving the point that the Republican Tax Bill was really Billions for Billionaires, it reminds people that Ryan got a $500,000 payoff from the Koch Brothers. Er, campaign contribution.
He has since deleted this tweet.