Tag Archives: John Boehner

Donald Trump Gets Mt. McKinley Wrong (Big Surprise)

From our To Know Trump desk Donald Trump, who is his own political reality show, has proven to be the most unreliable source since Charles Kinbote in Vladimir Nabokov’s Rubik’s novel Pale Fire. Exhibit Umpteen: This 1990 Vanity Fair profile by Marie Brenner (tip … Continue reading

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Leaders Of The Lung Cancer Free World Fail To Read Newspapers

An outfit called Leaders of the Lung Cancer Free World has run a full page ad in the New York Times (and perhaps elsewhere – the group is not exactly a fount of information) headlined: AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT … Continue reading

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There’s No Bottom To The Tea Party Well

From Friday’s Wall Street Journal: Boehner Facing Tea-Party Pressure Home-state tea-party activists have access to House Speaker John Boehner that any lobbyist would envy. They meet twice a month with a top aide to the Ohio Republican, and their emails … Continue reading

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Boo-Hoo Boehner Gets Tough

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Kleenex) gave his first Sunday squawk-show interview to – surprise! – Fox News Sunday, where he said umpteen times to host Chris Wallace that he would “follow the will of the House,” which loosely translated means … Continue reading

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WSJ/NYT Op-Ed Gingrich Smackdown!

Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal and New York Times each featured a Newt Gingrichabilia op-ed, to very different effect. Exhibit A: The WSJ op-ed from former George W. Bush press secretary Ari “You Talkin’ to Me?” Flesicher. Nut graf: Having served … Continue reading

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