Most of the time, interviews with candidates for political offices are dry and dull, full of sound bites aimed directly at voters. That wasn’t the case yesterday, however, when a reporter from a Mich. ABC affiliate interviewed Paul Ryan.
Ryan, Mitt Romney’s GOP running mate, was talking with a reporter from ABC 12 in Flint, Mich. when the reporter asked Ryan if the United States had a gun problem. Ryan’s response, that the U.S. had a “crime problem”, apparently wasn’t the answer the reporter wanted to hear. He pressed Ryan on the gun problem issue, and the two began arguing briefly over gun laws before Ryan finished his response. “We have lots of laws that aren’t being properly enforced. We need to make sure we enforce these laws.”
He also said the solution to inner city crime was getting citizens out of poverty and teaching them discipline and character through charities, churches, and civic groups. Read