Not all heroes wear capes.
Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) sought a photo op with a group of visiting middle schoolers who were on a field trip to the Capitol on Friday. It did not turn out well for him.
Half of the visiting eighth graders refused to be photographed with Ryan, with many of the students citing the speaker’s plans to slash social services as motivation. “I can’t take a picture with someone who supports a budget that would destroy public education and would leave 23 million people without healthcare,” student Matthew Malespina told The Village Green, a local New Jersey paper.
Ryan has, at various times, proposed...