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But Seriously, Just How Slow-Witted is John Boehner?
American Thinker ^ | April 21, 2014 | C. Edmund Wright

Posted on 04/21/2014 1:49:00 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

As he moves from lobbyists to the golf course, from press conferences to the tanning bed, he remains oblivious to all that is around him. He has power, incredible power, and yet to this day he has no understanding of the election that made it so. Moreover, all around him are astonishing opportunities for him to be an historic figure -- one who could and should be the man who did more than any other single person in turning back the red tide of Obama. It’s all there for Speaker of the House, and yet John Boehner manages to miss it all -- as he guarantees his spot as the most spectacular failure in the history of Speakers of the House.

So seriously, just how dense is this guy? I’m not being flippant, or overly dramatic. His performance, in light of the momentous circumstances, necessitates just that question in the most literal and serious sense. Mr. Boehner, I frankly think you’re sort of stupid. Either that, or you are plagued by an amazing lack of situational awareness.

Consider: For months, the IRS has done their best to guarantee that they are known as nothing but part of the Democratic Party election machine. Lois Lerner remains such an unsympathetic figure that the last public photo of her might as well have been a set of legs with red slippers sticking out from under a house. Elijah Cummings has been exposed as a corrupt and inarticulate embarrassment, and an email trail is emerging that would make Nixon’s use of the IRS look like child’s play. This one scandal is an incredible teaching opportunity of the inherent evils of the liberal bureaucratic political state. Donald Rumsfeld understands this. Boehner? Not so much. He’s talking about immigration deform....

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: boehner; bundy; drunk; immigration; loislerner

1 posted on 04/21/2014 1:49:00 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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2 posted on 04/21/2014 1:59:55 AM PDT by maddog55 (I'd be Pro-Choice if we could abort liberals.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In Boehner’s case, compromised is probably a better description than either smart or stupid.

Also, he’s probably more of a liberal who ran conveniently to get elected than anyone would ever admit.

Put those two together and he was a shoo-in to lead the GOPe in Congress.


3 posted on 04/21/2014 2:04:10 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker

Being from Ohio, I was quite pleased when Boehner took over the House leadership. Man! He’s a total putz! I’m disappointed, and embarrassed!


4 posted on 04/21/2014 2:08:13 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Boehner stifles every effort to even slow the power grab by Obama and his ilk. I believe the speaker to be an obvious turncoat that not only opposes what he should be promoting but continues to cloak and confuse even the most obvious threats to our freedom.
He even publicly states his opposition to the most active members of the Conservative base and that they (we) should be crushed.
He must be either dirty or has no moral compass. Either way, he needs to be thrown out of his positions of power.


5 posted on 04/21/2014 2:11:05 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: 9YearLurker
"In Boehner’s case, compromised is probably a better description than either smart or stupid."

Agree. he is corrupt or compromised, or is a willing double agent of the Rats.

6 posted on 04/21/2014 2:17:50 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Ted Kennedy’s great good friend and ally in Congress?

He is a piece of work.


7 posted on 04/21/2014 2:18:54 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: RedMDer

He plays like McConnell—making sufficient conservative noises to keep his seat, but reliably working for the opposition.


8 posted on 04/21/2014 2:21:04 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Truth29

D) All of the above.


9 posted on 04/21/2014 2:21:57 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: maddog55
"John?                                                                                        You're fired."
10 posted on 04/21/2014 2:27:30 AM PDT by Rastus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All
slower than molasses on frigidly cold night.
..slower than the slowest Ent. (H/TT)
slower than meaningful tax reform in Congress.

but faster Sen. Mitch "Rustler Reid's *itch"
McConnell (Himself-GOP), not by much.

11 posted on 04/21/2014 2:29:57 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. Cattlegate..0'Caligula / 0'Reid? ;-)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Pink ties and tissues from Batman Boner but don’t worry—Boy Blunder ‘Can’tnor’ is waiting in the wings. The Joker in the WH truly runs wild as the GOPe drymanic duo flounder and flub away on a daily basis.


12 posted on 04/21/2014 2:30:29 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: 9YearLurker

to paraphrase Dean Wormer from Animal House fame: “Tan, drunk and stupid is no way to govern, Mr. Speaker”


13 posted on 04/21/2014 2:42:00 AM PDT by slapshot
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Worse, how feckless are the Republicans who vote this failure into the post of Speaker? He was not leader material, but they inexplicably elected him to that crucial post…twice!


14 posted on 04/21/2014 2:46:43 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: 9YearLurker

The two are not mutually exclusive….I agree he’s compromised, but what is stupid about that is his best path to the most power for him personally in these times would be to do the right thing…..and yet, he’s too stupid to see it.


15 posted on 04/21/2014 2:47:01 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Outstanding article!


16 posted on 04/21/2014 2:50:04 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Boehner is the perfect selection for the “go along to get along” party.

Over the years the party has morphed from a conservative organization to that of a “touchy-feely” sham that feels the pain of everyone except true conservatives.

Boehner is a shining example of the perfect leader of the Republican party because:

He “won’t rock the boat.”
He “feels everyone’s pain.”
He cries in public.
He has a face that looks like Yogi-Bear.
Democrats love him.
He has no spine.
He exhibits no masculine traits.
And many, many more examples of the perfect “sissy.”


17 posted on 04/21/2014 2:53:05 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Not if crossing the opposition—with whom, again, I believe he agrees more than he lets on—would lead to his public destruction. I’m sure they could take him down in a minute if they had reason to.


18 posted on 04/21/2014 2:55:17 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How right on this is


19 posted on 04/21/2014 3:23:09 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: slapshot

Blutarsky led the rebellion , ran off with Mandy and became a Senator ... You’re right to compare Boner to Flounder.


20 posted on 04/21/2014 3:31:56 AM PDT by Neidermeyer (I used to be disgusted , now I try to be amused.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

He’s a drunk leaving those who have something on him at an advantage


21 posted on 04/21/2014 3:33:02 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

From the moment he uttered these words: “We only control 1/6 of the government”, he became a failure of epic proportions.


22 posted on 04/21/2014 3:38:46 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ya have to wonder what kind of dirt obammy and his “justice dept”
Has on this worthless housewife, boehner


23 posted on 04/21/2014 4:07:57 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: NTHockey

“.......How Slow-Witted is John Boehner?”

“Witt’s” have nothing to do with it. He is in control and that in itself is a real problem.


24 posted on 04/21/2014 4:09:34 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mr. Wright, you’re overlooking the obvious......he’s dirty.


25 posted on 04/21/2014 4:11:22 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Very...


26 posted on 04/21/2014 4:11:22 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Slow


27 posted on 04/21/2014 4:13:01 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: liberalh8ter

Not over looking it….and the two are not mutually exclusive. Since I don’t have proof he’s dirty, such would be a really short shallow article.


28 posted on 04/21/2014 4:22:29 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’ve always suspected the Rats can manipulate him because they’ve uncovered dirt of some kind.


29 posted on 04/21/2014 4:27:25 AM PDT by exPBRrat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
It's a childhood fear: now that he's on the right side of the tracks, Boehner will not do anything that makes the "cool" rich kids not like him.

Mr. niteowl77

30 posted on 04/21/2014 4:33:24 AM PDT by niteowl77 ("Why do we go to Iowa? Because that's where the suckers are.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; C. Edmund Wright

   Mentioning lobbyists, the golf course and my tanning bed is just plain mean CEW.

31 posted on 04/21/2014 5:06:34 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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…I’m just a racist, biggoted homophobic Tea Party extremist you know….I couldn’t help it….


32 posted on 04/21/2014 5:09:52 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m not so sure Boehner is a s stupid as we think. After the midterms, if the ‘rats hold the Senate, no impeachment will ever go forward because of dingy harry.

BUT...

If the Republicans take the Senate and hold the House and JB can get impeachment for both obama AND biden...who’s going to the White House?


33 posted on 04/21/2014 5:39:37 AM PDT by Jhadur ("I'm shocked, Ricky, to discover that gambling is taking place in this establishment.")
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