The self-delusion of Paul Ryan

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan speaks with reporters during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington

This week, the @SpeakerRyan Twitter account has blasted a startlingly self-congratulatory sequence of images and videos, detailing his career over the past 20 years. The problem? His account of his tenure in office is at odds with observable reality. Like Donald Trump, Ryan’s sense of personal achievement seems strangely disconnected from real-world records. > The Atlantic

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