"At this point, giving the government more revenue would be like giving a cocaine addict who wants to quit more cocaine," he said during his Thursday press conference. "We have to have controls on spending. We have to deal with the entitlement crisis that's threatening the very existence of these programs."
Boehner's used the ol' cocaine addict comparison before. In September 2011, he told Ohio business owners the same thing in reference to President Barack Obama's plan to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans.
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