Paul Ryan wants to dine with Aquinas and Lincoln

September 17, 2012

Who would Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan (Wis.) have dinner with, given the option of anyone, dead or alive? In an interview with Christian Broadcasting Network's The Brody File, Ryan revealed his choices would be former president Abraham Lincoln and Saint Thomas Aquinas, the 13th century Italian philosopher and theologian.

Of course, before he named Lincoln and Aquinas, Ryan mentioned his mother.  

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.
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