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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

GOP shrugs over Boehner comment - Jake Sherman and Simmi Aujla - POLITICO.com

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...



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