The Crying Game

Welcome to the Big Leagues, Mr. Speaker-in-Waiting!

While it’s impossible to know, some are beginning to speculate that Boehner’s penchant for turning on the waterworks might have some connection to his consumption of wine. Liberal MSNBC host Ed Shultz, half-jokingly, called Boehner a “cheap drunk” the other day, Capitol Hill aides of both parties are wondering, and there’s even a web page devoted to it.

Finally, something to obsess over besides birth certificates.

John Boehner’s Crying: Is He Drinking Too Much? [AOL]

John Boehner Booze Watch