President Obama Examines John Boehner’s New Tanning Bed at GE Factory

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President Obama was in lovely Schenectady, New York, earlier today to meet with the new head of his Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt, and to tour GE's factory. Normally on these factory tours, Obama is forced to feign interest in all variety of mundane things, but today he was shown something legitimately captivating: the world's most sophisticated tanning bed, a $40 million marvel of engineering designed and built specifically for Speaker of the House John Boehner.*

*It's really a generator.