“ERSKINE BOWLES: BARACK OBAMA SCUTTLED THE DEFICIT COMMISSION’S WORK, NOT
PAUL RYAN”

  “In a Sept. 2011 speech, Bowles
gave Ryan high marks for
intellectual ability and
integrity. “This guy is amazing,”
said Bowles, a former White
House chief of staff. “I always
thought I was good at
arithmetic. This guy can run
circles around me. He is
honest, he is straightforward,
he is sincere.” “