Is John Boehner a tan-orexic? He showed off his incredibly deep tan during President Obama’s State Of The Union address on Jan. 29. Keep reading to see the reaction online!
John Boehner wasn’t as orange at the 2014 SOTU as he has been in past years, but he was still incredibly tan, especially compared to the pale-skinned Vice President Joe Biden. Viewers sounded off on Twitter — see some of the funniest tweets of the night below!
John Boehner Is Orange — Shows Off Tan Skin For State Of The Union 2014
His skin color has long been a topic of discussion. He told The Wall Street Journal in 2010: “I have never been in a tanning bed or used a tanning product.”
Um. I don’t believe you.
Either way, people went to town on Twitter.
Twitter Reacts To John Boehner At The SOTU
Preeti @runwithskizzers tweeted on Jan. 29: “My roommate just called John Boehner “D*uche L’orange” and I can’t stop laughing. #sotu”
Madeleine Nessner made a perfect Mean Girls reference: “God, Karen. You can’t just ask John Boehner why he’s orange,” adding a pretty great photo.
@TrueBlueLiberal posted: “I’m not a fashion expert, but is the green tie John Boehner’s wearing really the right shade to go with his fresh coat of orange face paint?”
@LynnSosnoskie wrote: “Whether you are liberal or conservative, we can all agree that John Boehner is a strange shade of orange.”
See more tweets below:
I feel like John Boehner’s bright orange hue is a cry for help. Or his own reality show, I can’t tell.
— umair haque (@umairh) January 29, 2014
Barack Obama looked tired and like he had been working on this speech for days. John Boehner looked like he just got back from Aruba. #SOTU
— Dan D (@ddurkin) January 29, 2014
John Boehner: A brighter shade of orange last night. Like the Orange Bowl logo, just not smiling as much. #SOTU
— Bill Whitehead (@BillWhiteheadFL) January 29, 2014
What do you think of his tan at the State Of The Union, HollywoodLifers?
— Dory Larrabee