Since then he has signed on to repeal the Health Care Bill - to appease the Right Wing and despite the fact that polls show the bill is increasing in popularity. Not content to duck out of the spotlight before falling flat on his face,
Boehner faced a public-relations assault yesterday from Democrats after he said that the financial-reform bill pending completion in Congress amounts to "killing an ant with a nuclear weapon."
While out walking my dog, I was thinking of Boehner and kind of giggling to myself. I wonder who it was that got the tanning booth tax tacked on to the HC bill. How many Dems were in on it? How many Republicans really hadn't read the bill?
I make no claims to being clairvoyant but oh God, does this feel good.
According to the Daily Kos, "Boehner has hijacked the House Republican caucus behind his own cause: fighting the 'tan tax.' Seriously, here's what's on the Republican House Ways and Means site:"
Unfortunately, no amount of sunscreen or Aloe will relieve the pain of the Democrats’ impending 10 percent tax on indoor tanning beds,which goes into effect tomorrow, July 1. This $2.7 billion tax will hit tens of thousands of small businesses and consumers and is just one of the many of the $569,000,000,000 in new health care taxes that violate the President’s promise not to raise taxes on middle-class families.