In the midst of a grueling, final-hour push by Congress to rescue the economy from the looming fiscal cliff, House Speaker John Boehner sought brief reprieve with an evening of margaritas and Mexican fare in Arlington, a source told Mail Online. Dressed in a festive, bright red sweater, a cheery Boehner arrived through a side door at Guapo´s in Shirlington around 7:15 p.m. Friday - about three hours after he left stone-faced from a meeting at the White House with other congressional leaders and President Obama -
Comments: Last time I looked, margaritas were not a controlled substance. One wonders what they were doing at the WH.
Not to mention Obama going over budget on extravagant, over the top spending on WH parties.
Boehner,to me,is a problem drinker to begin with and maybe his judgement in a deal is being clouded by his sauce intake.
I´m more comfortable with McConnell being the front man in negotiations,even though it probably won´t make a difference.Nothings going to stop these people from rushing home in time for NY´s eve party.
Spend a holics and boozeaholics running the country isn´t a good mix.
Pathetic attempt from the useful idiots at the D.M. to make Boehner look foolish for wearing a red sweater at CHRISTMAS time.. Fortunately, the dear Leader of the demonrats, and the "msm" obama, only spent about 4+ million of OUR money, on his vacay to Hawaii this year and the poor guy had to cut it short to come back and thrash Republicans, (moochelle and the kiddies and the rest of the homies are still there and will fly back at OUR expense at a later date ). Not that it matters to the brain-trusts in the "media". BTW, who says John Boehner is a "problem" drinker? IMHO, It would appear that Mz. Hillary has the drinking problem. How many "concussions" has John Boehner had?.....never mind.
Come on, Boehner knows enough that the dems and obama are our new rulers and the republicans must obey. I´m thinking that since 2007 when the dems took control of this country and it started its downward spiral, a lot of people have been increasing their alcohol consumption.
Excellent! This is called psy-ops, and Speaker Boehner is making the most of it. He did exactly what he was supposed to do--pass a tax hike/spending cut in the House and send it to the Senate. Let Reid whine into his pomogranate tea-"He´s not here." Boo hoo. (Spidey, listen to poster #6. Leave one space after a period or a comma. Your posts are very hard to read and your excellent analysis is marred by bad punctuation.)
I´d have needed more than a couple of margaritas and a taco or two after spending that much time with Obie.
Someone needs to tell snarky Hayley Peterson that American men often wear red sweaters at Christmas time.
I am sick of the Brits´ nastiness toward the United States. I lived with it for a few years. That was enough. If they spent as much time on their own sick country as they do picking on ours (as they have ever since they lost it), they´d be performing a useful service.
Source of all this gossip is a "diner who works in government" who did not want to be named. The "worker" just happened to arrive at the same restaurant as Boehner and at the same time, took pictures, and then called a newspaper reporter whose number just happened to be on the "worker´s" phone.
More likely: President Obama sent one of his underlings (probably from the Press Secretary´s office) to stalk the Speaker and release any information that could make the Speaker look like a fool and play into the President´s PR campaign against the GOP House members. Tim Carney gave out the phone numbers. The Daily Mail was the only one who took the bait. Or the female underling was chosen for the covert operations because she already was BFF with Hayley.
I´ve noticed there is not a peep about the money the Grifter Queen is tossing around in Hawaii. Not to mention the HUGE contingent of people she dragged along with her to her own personal Island Paradise.
At least we can see that the Speaker enjoys what most of us would on an evening after work. Would many be shocked at what Bath House Barry does for a good time, especially when Moochelle is six thousand miles away?
Hey wait Arlington is Obama´s stomping ground--he loves to hang out in the predominately white VA suburbs but not on your life will you see him in predominantly black PG county MD..Obama is much more at ease aroung the white people he grew up with than he is around the black people who voted for him.
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