John Boehner was driven to tears again today. This time it happened at a closed-door meeting of House Republicans.
According to sources inside the meeting, it happened while Boehner was speaking to the group about the latest on his negotiations with Democrats over government funding .. in a rousing conclusion, he thanked the House Republicans for standing by him and supporting him through these tense negotiations.
The Republican conference responded with a standing ovation for their speaker.
As you could imagine, that prompted the Speaker to cry.
“Yes,” said one person at the meeting, “He cried, but only briefly.”
Thank you bjw2
I did it again, I ventured in to Teapublican territory on the interwebs just to see how they were reacting to yet more Boehner tears. They are not happy bunnies:
“Now I am envisioning him welling up and boo-hooing at this very moment in front of Reid and Obama. All they have to do is tell him how much they respect and admire him. They’ll have him down to one billion in cuts by eleven p.m.”
“God help us. We need someone with ice water in his veins, not mother’s milk.”
“Come on, GOP; dump this guy. He is an embarrassment.”
“C’mon man, enough with the damn crying.”
“Recall how obama threw him a bone during the SOTU message. He didn’t dry up for a day.”
“Oh Geez. Get a Grip, Boner!”
“john boohoo is not the man to lead us out of this disaster. He needs to step down – ASAP!”
“WTF? I understand crying once, say at a soldier’s memorial or something, but over every single thing?”
First Lady Michelle Obama speaks during a student workshop event, ‘The Sound of Young America: The History of Motown,’ that brings students from across the country to participate in an event with Motown legends in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, February 24. Seated alongside Obama are (L-R): Singer John Legend, singer Smokey Robinson, record producer Berry Gordy and Robert Santelli, the GRAMMY Museums Executive Director.
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