Thursday, December 16, 2010

"The Tears of John Boehner"

Timothy Egan:
For whatever reason, Boehner’s life story never gave him a broader governing vision for the folks he knew in his hometown of Reading, Ohio. When he turns on the waterworks while talking about them, it raises two questions:

Is Boehner crying because he escaped that fate? Or because of the person he has become — a politician whose votes show he couldn’t care less for the people he left behind? MORE...

Howie P.S.: Once again my hometown pride for Seattle is bolstered by this gentleman who lives here.

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