John Boehner settles the whole Boehner/Boner thing once and for all

Very big of you, Boehner. 

 

Chase Hoffberger

Internet Culture

Published Feb 28, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 5:01 pm CDT

House Speaker John Boehner finally proved he has a sense of humor behind all those tears and tanning spray side effects when, during a press conference telecast Wednsday on C-SPAN, he made a joke about his boner.

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Err, rather, that his name sounds like “Boner.”

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Peeved that reporter Luca Gattoni-Celli referred to him as Rep. Dave Camp, whose tax plan issued earlier Wednesday and had most political reporters talking, Boehner responded quickly, saying “Camp? No, it’s Boehner. Boehner.”

Except it sounded like “boner,” because that’s how you say it—and our country’s in sixth grade.

Very big of you, Boner. Way to shoot it to him straight. 

H/T Gawker, Photo via DonkeyHotey/Flickr

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*First Published: Feb 28, 2014, 11:08 am CST