Charmaine Yoest of Americans United for Life presented House Republican Minority Leader John Boehner the 2010 Henry Hyde Defender of Life Award yesterday.
Robert Stacy McCain of the blog The Other McCain posted video footage of Boehner’s brief acceptance speech. (McCain is 1 of those bloggers who prefers being in the middle of an event and blogs as they unfold. Which provides plenty of amusing moments, as you’ll see if scrolling through this post’s photos.)
Boehner shared recollections of his early days in DC and the friendship he forged with Hyde, whom Boehner considers one of his heroes.
Boehner choked up a few times, first when talking about Hyde and then when talking about his 11 siblings. Yes, 11. Video on page 2…