Tuesday, June 29, 2010
GOP shrugs over Boehner comment - Jake Sherman and Simmi Aujla - POLITICO.com
Democrats are attacking House Minority Leader John Boehner for his comments to a Pittsburgh paper about how America is in “revolt” similar to 1776 and Wall Street reform is like “killing an ant” with a nuclear weapon.
Boehner also touched on the third rail of politics, claiming that Social Security should raise the retirement age to 70.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee issued a statement blasting Boehner, as did the Democratic National Committee and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.). Operatives are blasting his statements to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review all over the blogosphere. More...