Yarmuth: Anecdote from Ryan about car accident a 'poor choice'
10/12/2012 03:00 AM
DANVILLE — U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Louisville, said the most bizarre moment in Thursday’s debate was Republican Paul Ryan choosing to use an anecdote about Mitt Romney helping with health care costs for a family that was in a car accident.
Vice President Joe Biden’s first wife and daughter died in a car accident in 1972.
Yarmuth also said the exchange between Ryan and Biden over Syria showed Ryan’s inexperience on foreign policy.
(Check out Pure Politics on Friday for much more analysis and reaction of the debate and interviews about the political climate in Washington and Kentucky. 7:30 p.m. EST/6:30 CST on Insight’s cn|2)
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