The pain being suffered by the capital’s idle taxi drivers and tour bus operators isn’t enough to move House Speaker John Boehner and his tea party posers, nor is the distant plight of South Florida’s fishing guides.
Interestingly, Boehner enjoys visiting the Keys, hanging out with his buds at the Cheeca Lodge in Islamorada.
Now is probably not a good time for Johnny Boy to come.
Lots of people down there would like to speak with him and, banned from their fishing waters, they’ve got plenty of time for conversation.
Carl Hiaasen is a columnist for the Miami Herald. Readers may write to him at: The Miami Herald, 3511 N.W. 91 Ave., Doral, Fla. 33172; email: email@example.com.