September 8, 2010 - 1:15pm
Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday quizzed House
Minority Leader John Boehner about his tan, dismissing, "...I have to
note that if you do win and you do become Speaker, you will probably
have the deepest tan of any Speaker in American history." He also
wondered if this was something the Republican would have to "overcome."
The former Democratic operative turned journalist cited PPP
a Democratic polling firm, that queried voters about Boehner's tan:
"And there's actually been a poll out in your state of Ohio, saying 30
percent of the voters think you spend too much time on your tan. And 27
percent don't like it. Is this something you have to overcome?" [MP3
However, when World News' Claire Shipman interviewed Nancy Pelosi on October 26, 2006
just prior to the Democratic take over of the House, the reporter
mused, "Do you let yourself think, for example, maybe before you go to
sleep at night, 'Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi?"