Boehner Says the Kids Aren’t All Right
Posted on Apr 2, 2011
House Speaker John Boehner has aimed his venom at unions, health care reform, people in foreclosure, gay marriage and the usual Republican litany of concerns. Add to that his view that American kids are “too fat, too lazy, too addicted to TV, fast food, cheap credit and Facebook” to amount to anything. —JCL
Congressman John Boehner revealed his thoughts on the US unprecedented economic crisis in an interview with Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone.
Taibbi was granted access to Boehner while preparing to cover the 2 year anniversary of the angry town halls. Boehner stuck to Republican party talking points until Taibbi during a coffee break asked Boehner about today’s young people.
Boehner, apparently unaware he was still on record unleashed a speech straight out of Atlas Shrugged. What follow are the [excerpts] distributed by Rolling Stone
AP / J. David Ake