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Today’s big news is the news media doing their job in calling out the many lies in Paul Ryan’s speech last night at the Republican National Convention. Among those lies was blaming President Obama for the shutdown of a GM plant in Ryan’s hometown of Janesville, Wisconsin. GM announced the shutdown in June 2008 and sent all but 57 workers home in December, before President Obama took office. Yet Republicans insist he could reopened the plant in the auto bailout. Don’t they say “government should not pick winners and losers?”