In Defense of John Boehner’s Crying Like a Baby (Originally Posted 26 Apr 2012)

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I wrote this awhile back, but had reason to go look at it again.  John Boehner may be long gone from public life, but I’m willing to bet on occasion he still cries like a little girl – as do I . . .

Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner has gotten a lot of grief for getting emotional, often to the point of crying in public.  REAL men, especially politicians, aren’t supposed to do that sort of thing.  It is apparently a sign of weakness, or so they say.

But I’m here today to defend the Speaker.  You can disagree with him on his politics (at least 1/3 of the country does), maybe even with his perma-tan, but don’t take a shot at him for his public show of emotions, even if sometimes you’re not quite sure what the hell he’s crying about. Continue reading