On Sunday evening, 60 Minutes profiled naturally-tanned
John Boehner, paying acute attention to the incoming Speaker of the
House's tenderer side. The takeaway? The man does have a tendency to
weep. Ironically, he even started weeping after host Lesley Stahl posed a
question asking why he was weeping on election night (answer: he wants
to make sure "kids have a shot at the American Dream").
Boehner's willingness to display his emotions, the moment was ripe for
the ladies at The View to replay, and mercilessly poke fun at him.
And they do that well enough. The zinger of the segment goes to Barbara
Walters, who--straight faced--noticed this: "Every time he talks about
anything that's not 'raise taxes,' he cries."
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