What's worse than not caring about the poorest of God's children?
Pretending to care about the poorest of God's children, the "least of these."
Paul Ryan and Co. work their way into a soup kitchen for a staged photo op.
Mind you, there were no poor when Ryan arrived.
No food being served.
it was all a staged made for camera show.
The President of the soup kitchen was not amused:
“The photo-op they did wasn’t even accurate. He did nothing. He just came in here to get his picture taken at the dining hall.”
"Woe onto you...Even so you also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within you are full of hypocrisy and iniquity."
Gospel, according to St. Matthew.
O you who have faith,
do not nullify your charity by giving to oblige and flaunting (your favours) like a man who spends of his wealth only to show off..."
The Qur'an 2:264.
If you want to care about God's children and the poor, care.
But don't go around cutting every social service, and then use the poor for a social service.
If you want to care about the poor, take care of housing, take care of public education, take care of healthcare, take care of all families, take care of the environment.
These people are God's children, not your political photo-op.