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trail of tearsJohn Boehner is so sad you guys. Won’t Obama PLEASE pay up and reimburse the nation for the $179,000 per hour in taxpayer munneez it costs when he goes places and talks to people? Going to colleges and firing up popular support for the extension of low interest rates on college loans is especially “pathetic,” Boehner says, because everybody knew the extension was gonna get passed! Everyone, of course, except for all the Teabaggers and GOP regulars who were voting against it. Like this guy, who is the chairman of the Education Committee!

“Bad policy based on lofty campaign promises has put us in an untenable situation,” said Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., and chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. ” We must now choose between allowing interest rates to rise or piling billions of dollars on the backs of taxpayers.”

So, you know, except for that. What else is beneath the office of the presidency today? Campaigning, teleprompters, vacations, golf, Air Force 1, being a celebrity, being “cool,” being funny, singing, wearing sharp suits, and anything Michelle does ever, because fat bitch.

But wait, Speaker Boehner, is your complaint particularly disingenuous this time? Well, lessee:

President Bush is using Air Force One for re-election travel more heavily than any predecessor, wringing maximum political mileage from a perk of office paid for by taxpayers.
While Democratic rival John Kerry digs into his campaign bank account to charter a plane to roam the country, Bush often travels at no cost to his campaign simply by declaring a trip “official” travel rather than “political.”

Gonna go with “yes.”


  • jamesbaldwin10
    • 4TheTurnstiles


      • SorosBot

        Seriously; he's posted the exact same thing four times today. Fuck. At least the old lunatic "TweetOnThis" blogwhore was amusingly crazy.

      • b[redact]opple

        Maybe Jimbles will be able to do a public beheading again! Do people remember that? Fun times.

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  • kissawookiee

    John Boehner Has New Bar For ‘Beneath Dignity’ Of Presidency:


    • actor212

      John Boehner Has New Bar

      You could have ended your post right there.

  • actor212

    Obama's the Magic Negro. He should flap his arms and get there for free.

  • DocChaos

    The White House has announced that responding to Boehner's petty complaints is beneath the dignity of the Presidency.

  • SteveMcCroskey

    To be fair, if there's one thing John Boehner does know about, it's a bar.

  • ThundercatHo

    Hey, Boner? You are a disgrace to our state and our nation. How about after your daily taint-licking from Cantor you take a big box of tissues, go sit on a bar stool and drink yourself into a coma? Asshole.

    • twaingirl

      I live near Reading. We have plenty of bars that would welcome him back with open arms. Meanwhile Cincinnati tries to move into the 21st century, leaving his suburb behind.

  • BigSkullF*ckingDog

    He's black! Okay? There I said if for you douches. He's black. That is the only problem you have or ever will have with him. He has more pigment in his skin than he should and that is a problem.

    What a bunch of pathetic old losers.

    • Man0nTheStreet

      Stop playing the Race Card, you reverse-racist race-hustling racist!

      It's always Race with you Nig Libs!

      • ALIVE!

        Plus we're all lesbians for wanting birth control, also too.

        • Man0nTheStreet

          GAY AGENDA:
          2) BRUNCH – Mimosas!

    • Darklady

      Now, now. Don't limit the number of ways that the GOP can reflexively hate this POTUS.

      In addition to his unrepentant blackness, he's also a product of miscegenation — and he's a Democrat.

      The GOP likes blacks fine, so long as they're well-behaved like Herman Cain, who never did anything wrong except hit on a few sluts. But they were Republican sluts, so that's okay.

  • Callyson

    "…insisting that Congress fix a problem that we were already working on."

    Yeah, well, when this Congress works on something, it's usually a problem.

    "…for the President to make a campaign issue out of this…"

    Republicans sure like their quiet rooms, don't they Wish they *would* go in their rooms and be quiet…

    • Generation[redacted]

      Funny how the minute it became a campaign issue, it got passed.

    • bikerlaureate

      A "campaign issue," as redefined by these GOP liars, is anything that reveals what obstructionist grifters they are.

  • elviouslyqueer

    Disingenuous leathery boo-hooing titty baby says what now?

  • edgydrifter

    In Boehner's mind, Obama is perpetually running down some litter-strewn alley with Air Force One tucked under his arm a 40 of malt liquor in his hand. Just another uppity looter.

    • Antispandex

      Yes. He could at least ride in the back seat, and get up if a white person needs it!

    • sewollef

      Thought: What if Mr Obama had a suit made up from the confederate battle flag?

      Doesn't seem to be a problem in Tennessee.

  • Man0nTheStreet

    At least this uppity Obama character could have the decency to sit in the back of the plane… that alone will reduce the cost of "sanitizing" it afterwards…

  • FakaktaSouth

    Mr. Hell No You Can't thinks making POLICY for a country is beneath the Government, getting drunk and passing out checks from Tobacco companies on the House floor is for dignified gentle folk. Shut your face.

    • Oblios_Cap

      He makes me cry.

  • freakishlywrong

    Gaaahhh. This guy.

  • Antispandex

    " We must now choose between allowing interest rates to rise or piling billions of dollars on the backs of taxpayers.”

    Yes, he knows we are talking about raising the rates on bazillionaires, but how are they supposed to get by with last years Prada? You would think that the American public could be just a little more sensitive!

    • Generation[redacted]

      Much better to pile those billions on the backs of aspiring students, eh Boner?

  • ManchuCandidate

    Just come out and say it Orange Julius… being black (or half) is "Beneath Dignity" of preznitsee.

    • anniegetyerfun

      Why does Obama insist on having such prominently not-white skin?

  • EatsBabyDingos

    I wish they would build an outhouse in the Oval Office, and put Boner n the poop room. Then he would be doubly beneath the office of the president.

  • Come here a minute

    I think there's an Ohio district that is begging for a presidential visit.

  • freakishlywrong

    Did anyone tell Boner that all the assholes in his caucus already voted against keeping the rate low by voting for the Ryan "budget"?

  • Oblios_Cap

    I get so tired of seeing President McCain and Grand Oompa Loompa Boner on the TV.

  • Redhead

    Boehner's looking a little pale there. Is all this legislamating cutting into his tanning salon time?

    • Mumbletypeg

      Not sure… but isn't his complexion nicely offset by that raspberry-sorbet/creme-fraiche coloured necktie?

    • SorosBot

      Or is he running low on money for his usual bourbon breakfast?

    • Biff

      I think he was taxed out of that leisure pursuit.

  • Biel_ze_Bubba

    "We must now choose between allowing interest rates to rise or piling billions of dollars on the backs of taxpayers.”

    In GOPtardistan, putting the same billions on the backs of students is perfectly OK. Probably because those young commies are gonna vote for Obama.

    • Biff

      Education is bad, m'kay?

  • clblabin

    In Boehner's defense, he is a weepy, soulless bronze asshole without a single redeeming quality who wakes up every day, reeking of cigarettes and gin, thinking of new ways to undermine the country whose big fat paychecks he cashes.

  • SorosBot

    MY god, Obama actually wants the government to do its basic fucking job and help the American people; how awful!

    • Maman

      What is the world coming to?

  • Biel_ze_Bubba

    GOP logic:

    Welfare Queen:Cadillac::Obama:Air Force One

  • SayItWithWookies

    That damn liberal president sure does make it hard for nice guy John Boehner to whip the troops into voting for the stupid, greedhead, math-illiterate, woman-hating, soak-the-kids-and-the-poor, homeschooling, warmongering, gay-hating, wall-building important legislation that he's trying to pass to create jobs, doesn't he?

  • Chow Yun Flat

    What else is beneath the office of the presidency today?

    Pretending to be give a shit about what Boner thinks.

  • owhatever

    I know it's early, but I'm beginning to suspect a landslide win for Obama. The other side seems intent on rubbing a shit pie in the faces of every American, and they are showing no signs of slowing up.

    • oldedinvn

      You misunderestimate the stupility of 50% of Umerica. Granted, the other 60% unnerstand what is happening. But, will they vote?

    • chicken_thief

      Vast swaths of the Midwest and South, no matter how many GOP policies fuck them, will still vote for any R because guns and Jesus.

      • Biel_ze_Bubba

        Because when white muscular Republican Jeebus stands his ground and shoots a gay black Muslim guy in a hoodie … that's the Real America™.

        You gotta admit, it's exceptional.

  • Doktor StrangeZoom

    Obama doing what every other President has done is ABSOLUTELY an affront to the dignity of the office–because of course, anytime a Near does white-people stuff, it's a mockery, like a doggie standing on its hind legs, or a monkey dressed up in a three-piece suit. Duh.

  • Mumbletypeg

    Boehner must have decided it was "beneath his dignity" to bounce quarters off the sheets and inspect the hospital-corners when it comes to fact-checking the contrived sh!t he's planning to assert — instead settling for talking-point rot; vague, baseless accusatory tripe; and misplaced blame for stalled progress shoved up his ass by Koch Inc., I no longer have any doubt. Whoever's been their Biggest Schmoozer til now, Boehner just made them look "That much smaller" in comparison.

  • MissTaken

    Did Boehner cry while saying this? Because I only believe him when he cries.

    • SorosBot

      Does he ever say anything without crying?

    • bikerlaureate

      Pull the other one. You're too sharp to believe him about anything.

  • iburl

    "because fat bitch"

    Your succinct clarity on the important issues of the day is admirable.

  • Doktor StrangeZoom

    Actually, I always thought that a reinforced concrete bunker was beneath the office of the President, a couple hundred feet down.

    • Chichikovovich

      Exactly. Right next to the sealed chamber holding the bodies of all the Clinton and Obama death list victims.

      • Doktor StrangeZoom

        And next to the screening room where this happens:

        I have this feeling that whoever is elected president, like Clinton was, no matter what you promise on the campaign trail – blah, blah, blah – when you win, you go into this smoke-filled room with the twelve industrialist capitalist scum-fucks who got you in there. And you're in this smoky room, and this little film screen comes down … and a big guy with a cigar goes, "Roll the film." And it's a shot of the Kennedy assassination from an angle you've never seen before … that looks suspiciously like it's from the grassy knoll. And then the screen goes up and the lights come up, and they go to the new president, "Any questions?"

        –Bill Hicks

  • EtchySketchy

    Boehner's Slow-Whining the news again.

  • Blueb4sunrise

    OT Breaking News:
    A hunger strike staged by jailed former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko…



    • Biff


    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      She does look terrible in that second photo.

  • Not_So_Much

    Well, if there's anyone that knows from 'beneath dignity'…

  • johnnyzhivago

    Walking and horseback were good enough for our Founders, so it should be good enough for Mr. Airplane President Nobama.

    • oldedinvn

      The founding fathers dint use teleprompters either. also too.

    • bikerlaureate

      Now, c;mon, the Speaker should know – he's above submitting to a TSA patdown, so obviously he's the expert on flying with integrity.

  • OneYieldRegular

    Why is Boehner still here? He's been whiny, petty and inept as House Leader. If he stood in a tall enough bucket he'd have drowned in his own self-pitying tears by now. He has this permanent petulant expression that consistantly telegraphs how much he just can't wait to get away from his job and have a big tinkly highball out on the golf course. So what's keeping him around?

    • Man0nTheStreet

      All the taverns have 86'd him, and he's got no where else to go?

  • 4TheTurnstiles

    Is "swimming with the sharks" a bar too low for an orange speaker of the house?

    off to la isla bonita with you, chum

    • Biff


      • 4TheTurnstiles

        That's the idea right there

  • SheriffRoscoe

    I wish he would have bawled while giving that speech. It would have been a marvelous demonstration of upholding the dignity of high elected office.

  • Biff

    Jeebuscristo I'm fucking sick of the lies about, among other things, fuel costs. I have yet to pay as much as I was paying back in 2005 and 2008 for months on end, seeing cars abandoned on the side of the road because the owners couldn't afford to put gas in the tank to get to work, etc, which ground us to a halt, btw. Fuck you, fucking fuckwit boner, and get the fuck out of my state!

  • imissopus

    Yeah! He should stay in Washington and work with Congress on the issue so they can drag him into hours and hours and hours of fruitless negotiations in which Republicans refuse to give an inch, then go running for the nearest microphones to cry that the president won't meet them halfway, or promise the president something and then go running for the nearest microphones to take it back. That's how you keep things dignified!

  • MarionNYNY

    Oh, cry me a river!

  • Toomush_Infer

    Is Boehner using that pulpit on our dime? Because if he is, and in a partisan way (my God!) I want him to reimburse me personally for wasting my fucking time…..

  • Biff

    Who the hell paid boner's way to Vegas, and what is he doing there, other than stir up shit?

  • Wile E. Quixote

    I'd like to give John Boner something to cry about.

  • smitallica

    Maybe Boehner would feel better if the President flew his big expensive plane to Texas every other week on the taxpayer's dime to clear fucking brush on a fake ranch in a goddamn cowboy hat.

  • James Michael Curley

    All he has to do is say "9/11" three times and click his heels together. Then the trip is a 'war on terror' expense. Worked for Bush.

  • spends2much

    I only skimmed the article… John Boehner… beneath… dignity.
    I'm sure that sums it up.

  • glamourdammerung

    Cry more, orange one.

  • ttommyunger

    What, pray tell, would this lush know about dignity?

  • horsedreamer_1

    "I went from Phoenix, AZ, all the way to Tacoma, Philadelphia, Atlanta, LA…"

    Compared to Steve Miller, Obama is an ace planner.

  • Chick-Fil-Atheist™

    Do we get reimbursed by Dubya for his fake fight in Iraq?

  • Doktor StrangeZoom

    Good god, I hadn't thought about that show in ages. It's not a Kindertrauma, at least.

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