So Boehner tried, and failed, to get Republicans to pass a tax hike only on millionaires--aka Plan B. Today, the internets are filled with laments about Boehner's weakness as a speaker, and the intransigence of the GOP.
My take is that the problem is not Boehner, but an institutional problem within the GOP, as I said yesterday on Alex Wagner's show.
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