Paul Ryan’s retirement: proof the right is worried about the blue wave, the left says


1. Speaker's Exit Fuels Republican Midterm Fears

From The New York Times: “Paul Ryan upends Republican hopes and plans for midterm elections.”

2. Paul Ryan implodes his party - ahead of schedule

From The Washington Post: “Ryan’s decision to retire will no doubt spur others to do the same, rather than be part of a November wipeout.”

3. Why Ryan called it quits

From Politico: “Paul Ryan‘s tenure atop the House of Representatives started as a martyrdom, of sorts — he said he didn't want the job but was shoehorned into it by his colleagues.”

The right says Ryan’s retirement is not about reelection fear

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