Last night, a man was arrested for allegedly threatening the life of Rep. John Boehner. The suspect is reportedly upset because Congress hasn’t extended unemployment insurance:
More details from Politico:
Brandon James Thompson was receiving unemployment checks for $341 each month, and they ended Jan. 11, according to an FBI affidavit. Thompson allegedly made a number of threats on Boehner’s website and to his wife’s cell phone. Thompson had a concealed carry permit and no criminal history, the FBI said. He admitted to the threatening calls, the FBI said.
Believe it or not, there are those who think that what the man is accused of doing is wrong, but at the same time they could sort of understand his frustration with Boehner:
Just another day in the land of “new tone.”