Observing McCain’s 100% Negative Campaign,
Ryan Says He Would Have Taken Different Course
Following the campaign’s sharp negative turn in the past few weeks, Ryan told the Associated Press that McCain should have stuck to the issues and focused more on his economic and health care plans. “I would have done things differently the last few weeks,” said Ryan, a Janesville Republican.
“Paul Ryan is one of the most influential Republican members of Congress,” said Joe Wineke, Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair. “This is just another painful blow to McCain’s dishonorable low-road campaign, which has apparently run itself into a ditch in
In criticizing the campaign, Ryan joins Thompson, who notoriously told the New York Times he doesn’t know a single person in
“In a campaign that is so bitter and has so many accusations in it, it is very hard after the election to forget that and come back together,” said Thompson.
McCain’s campaign, in collaboration with the Republican Party of Wisconsin and the Republican National Committee, has been placing automated calls and sending mailers to thousands of households across
Both Ryan and Thompson told reporters that McCain has failed to articulate an economic message and both praised Barack Obama for clearly defining an economic message.