But truly none so inspired as "I'm shooting for no better than a single A rating" Boehner.
"I didn't sign up for going mano-a-mano with the President of the United States" — Speaker of the House John Boehner (R - Ohio), overheard by CBS News' Jill Jackson as he left the Capitol building following tonight's televised address.
No, he signed up for this:
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) outlined the GOP's debt-ceiling plan to conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh on Monday before showing it to his conference.
[cross-posted at Firedoglake]