Commentary: Does John Boehner seem to live in a different country?
With a John Boehner speakership fast approaching, I dutifully read up on the man. I learned he is a Midwestern fellow, born (like us all) into the virtuous lower middle class, one of 12 siblings and a man whose early career, in an unironic homage to "The Graduate," was in plastics. What I did not know -- what was missing entirely from my reading -- is that he might be French.
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