John Boehner Could Not Be Less Interested in Last Night’s Debate

WASHINGTON - APRIL 15: U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) pauses during a news briefing after a closed GOP conference meeting April 15, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The House will vote on April 15, on the budget plan that was unveiled by the House Budget Committee Chairman U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Photo: Alex Wong/2011 Getty Images

Among the many people who elected not to watch last night's poorly attended Republican primary debate, the first of the 2012 campaign season, was, tellingly, Speaker of the House John Boehner. Instead, CBS News found him doing exactly what you imagine Boehner does on a nightly basis — he was at a Morton's Steakhouse "enjoying a bottle of Cabernet — and a couple of cigarettes." Regarding the debate, Boehner said he'd "read about it tomorrow," but probably he won't even read about it. [Political Hotsheet/CBS News]