The last month has not been good to John Boehner. His attempt to circumvent President Obama and gain leverage over congressional Democrats with a ?Plan B? on the fiscal cliff was foiled by House Republicans, and when it came time to pass the deal crafted by the Senate, he had to rely on Democratic votes?only 85 members of his conference voted for the agreement.
On top of that, he?s had to worry about power grabs from his right (Eric Cantor), discontent from the membership, and constant criticism from everyone else. Just yesterday, New Jersey governor Chris Christie went on a rampage, attacking the House Speaker for failing to bring a
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