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Thu Jan 3, 2013, 01:26 PM

F-Bomb Boy re-elected Speaker of the House.

The final votes are now coming in, with Bachmann putting John Boehner over the top at 218 votes.


John Boehner's F-Bomb Plunges Washington Incivility To New Low
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/01/03/john-boehner-s-f-bomb-at-harry-reid-plunges-d-c-incivility-to-new-low.html

It was the sort of acrimonious exchange between co-workers that, had it happened in the private sector, would have landed the aggressors in the Human Resources office.

But John Boehner and Harry Reid are constitutional officers of the United States—the Republican speaker of the House and the Democratic Senate majority leader, respectively—so their sulphurous, X-rated squabble last Friday, in the midst of fiscal-cliff negotiations at the White House, had no consequence beyond the further coarsening of political dialogue and a decreased likelihood of bipartisan cooperation in the nation’s capital.

“Go fuck yourself,” Boehner advised Reid as they crossed paths just outside the Oval Office. ....

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Response to Coyotl (Original post)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 01:31 PM

1. I forgive him. Republicans always get cranky when they have to do something responsible.

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Response to Coyotl (Original post)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 01:32 PM

2. Just a show folks...nothing to see except the SOS.

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Response to Historic NY (Reply #2)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 01:43 PM

3. And the show goes on! The applause is happening at this moment as the escort forms. BLOG here:

***** House Gavels In First Session of 113th Congress *****
http://www.democraticunderground.com/10022123097

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Response to Coyotl (Original post)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 01:53 PM

4. Oh, c'mon. Prime Minister Trudeau was telling people to fuck off back in the 60's.

Granted, he claimed he was saying "fuddleduddle" but I know how to lip read.

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Response to TrogL (Reply #4)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 01:54 PM

5. Not in the White House, and not his betters!

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