Weiner jokes: Boehner upset with tanning bed tax

The Hill wasn't the only outlet live-blogging the healthcare summit yesterday. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) provided his analysis in a Daily Kos thread, and managed to get in at least one shot at John Boehner.

"I think Leader Boehner is particuarlly livid about the tanning bed tax," Weiner wrote of the bronze-skinned Republican. "Surprised he hasn't mentioned it."

The Senate health bill would in fact levy a new tax on tanning bed's to help pay for expanded coverage. 

This isn't the first time Boehner's pigmentation has prompted jokes from his opponents. During the White House correspondent's dinner last year, President Obama leveled this zinger:

 

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