VIDEO: The Truth About the Economy in 2 Minutes and 15 Seconds. And… why doesn’t this make Boehner cry?

Via on Jul 28, 2011

When was the last time Boehner cried?

I’m so confused. With so much on the line, why haven’t I heard about any Boehnhead—I mean Boehner–crying moments? Does he save it up only to cry at home into his pillow?

Today’s NY Times headline makes the guy out to be the furthest thing from a crybaby:

With G.O.P. Unity at Risk, Boehner Tries Tougher Style

Ok, Mr. Tough Guy. I think I found something to make you well up a bit. This succinct video by Robert Reich makes the problems and solutions to our crisis crystal effin’ clear:

The Truth About the Economy in 2 Minutes and 15 Seconds

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Maybe you and all those other DC dudes should watch this video.

Robert Reich is Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley. He has served in three national administrations, most recently as secretary of labor under President Bill Clinton. He has written thirteen books.

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2 Responses to “VIDEO: The Truth About the Economy in 2 Minutes and 15 Seconds. And… why doesn’t this make Boehner cry?”

  1. Joe Mohr says:

    Great share Lynn!!!

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