"Months before vaulting to the top of the veepstakes, Rep. Paul Ryan got under President Barack Obama's skin by calling for killing the president's favored green-energy subsidies."
"A fiscal blueprint passed by Ryan's House Budget Committee in March called for 'Ending Cronyism and Corporate Welfare.' And it said it would 'immediately terminate all programs that allow government to play venture capitalist with taxpayers’ money' — a clear shot at programs like the one that aided Solyndra. ...
Those efforts drew a rebuke from Obama during a March 21 visit to a Boulder City, Nev., photovoltaic plant, where he marveled that 'if some politicians had their way, there won’t be any more public investment in solar energy.'"