Ryan did not claim to know what Jesus would cut. The Sojourners did. Why, they even know Jesus believes in global warming.
Reader Glen Franklin Koontz came to a different conclusion. "In the Christian faith, the individual is commanded to love his neighbor as himself ... (and) to act charitably and to help others," he wrote. "Nowhere in the Bible does God command Caesar to do a damn thing."
I don't think that Wallis and company understand that the government is not God. And when well-meaning people try to make it a god, they likely will end up with -- what? -- $14 trillion in debt.