The Would-Be Speaker Has No Clothes: Rep. Boehner's Dishonest Economic Speech

August 24, 2010 5:26 pm ET

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) gave a speech to the City Club of Cleveland in which he blasted President Obama and Democrats over the economy, and argued that businesses aren't hiring because they're afraid of Democrats' policies. In reality, Rep. Boehner's speech was full of dishonest claims about taxes and spending, the most egregious of which are collected below.

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