The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi82° Partly Sunny

Tonight

Lo56° Breezy

Saturday

Hi77° Breezy

Saturday Night

Lo56° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi78° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo56° Partly Cloudy

Labor Day

Hi79° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo56° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi80° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo55° Partly Cloudy

Boehner will come out of this just fine

Send to Kindle
Print This

WASHINGTON — Don’t feel sorry for John Boehner. His party and his country may be losers in this absurd crisis, but he clearly intends to come out a winner.

It’s tempting to sympathize with the House speaker, putative ringmaster of an unruly and at times incoherent Republican majority that delights in thinking the unthinkable. How do you handle someone like Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., who actually believes that crashing into the debt ceiling — and triggering a default — would somehow inspire confidence in the U.S. economy?

View my optionsorSign in