John Boehner Offers The President Some Advice

'Fire them all.'

Boehner is not joking around -- he wants to see some heads rolling:
House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) blasted the Obama administration's economic policies in a speech Tuesday and called on the president to fire his top two economic lieutenants.

Boehner said President Obama should ask for and accept the resignations of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Larry Summers, head of the National Economic Council. Firing his economic team is one of five actions Boehner argues the president should take to right the economy.

Boehner criticized the administration's economic team for lacking private sector experience, saying employers and small businesses are "rightly frustrated" by the administration. "The lack of real-world, hands-on experience shows in the policies of this administration," Boehner said.

"Obama should ask for - and accept - the resignations of the remaining members of his economic team, starting with Secretary Geithner and Larry Summers, the head of the National Economic Council," he said. "Now, this is no substitute for a referendum on the president's job-killing agenda. That question will be put before the American people in due time. But we do not have the luxury of waiting months for the president to pick scapegoats for his failing 'stimulus' policies. We've tried 19 months of government-as-community organizer. It hasn't worked. Our fresh start needs to begin now."
In his defense, Boehner is not the only one who wants to see those heads roll.

But, I have to ask; if the President does fire his economic advisers, both in Treasury and NEC, would Boehner be happy? If Obama were to take the Minority Leader's advice, would the Congressman give the President kudos... publicly?

I doubt it.

But that doesn't necessarily mean that Boehner's idea is a bad one...

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