Santa Accosts 'Naughty' Paul Ryan
Kris Kringle wants tax cuts for middle class only
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 13, 2012 11:41 AM CST
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(Newser) – Santa Claus is, according to voters, a Democrat—so is it any surprise Paul Ryan is on his naughty list? "Santa," aka an activist from, ambushed Paul Ryan on the Capitol Hill steps recently to let him know that if he doesn't support an extension of the Bush tax cuts for the middle class (and the expiration of the tax cuts for the wealthiest 2%), the congressman is getting a lump of coal in his stocking this year. Equally unsurprisingly, Ryan blew Santa off, Mediaite reports.

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Dec 15, 2012 11:36 PM CST
I have to agree. It's been a long time coming!
Dec 14, 2012 11:37 AM CST
Now if we had easy access to coal like when I was a kid we could send lots of coal to certain members of congress and the senate.
Dec 13, 2012 6:49 PM CST
You go Santa! Coal lumps all around! and btw, it was ME waiting in his office. I stole all his pens and combs.