“Desiline Victor, the 102-year-old black woman tried hard to stand but couldn’t. Boehner could, but didn’t.”
Boehner’s mama would be so proud…
At last night’s State of the Union address, one of the unquestionable stars of the evening was Desiline Victor, a 102-year old Haitian-born American who waited for hours to vote in November 2012 thanks to the voter-suppression efforts of Florida Republicans. As the President told her story, Ms. Victor tried briefly to stand but it just wasn’t happening. Everyone else, however, did stand and gave her a thunderous standing ovation.
Everyone else except one person, that is: Republican House Speaker John Boehner.
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