The Washington Post admires Paul Ryan’s very bold plan to fight poverty by replacing food stamps with dreams
I guess it’s nice that Paul Ryan is going to help lead the Republicans away from those crazy Tea Partyers just one short year after Mitt Romney named him his running mate in part because, as the Times said at the time, “Ryan Brings the Tea Party to the Ticket.” So, what is the new focus?
Oh, good, Paul Ryan is parachuting into “inner-city neighborhoods” to bring back compassionate conservatism. Tell us more about the sober, admirable seriousness of the endeavor that is Paul Ryan solves poverty.
- Jared Bernstein: Paul Ryan, Poverty Warrior? Huh? (huffingtonpost.com)
- The revival of compassionate conservatism (powerlineblog.com)
- Once Upon A Time, There Was A Zombie-Eyed Granny Starver (esquire.com)
- Paul Ryan’s Quiet Anti-Poverty Quest (commentarymagazine.com)