Try not to act too surprised.
White House: Boehner won't set immigration vote this year.Of course he won't. His base won't allow it, and whatever the GOP's incredibly shrinking base demands, they get. They've long-ago surrendered any hope of expanding their electorate. But rather than stick the knife in, the administration announced in response that it will continue doing the GOP's dirty work for them:
So expect more Latino-alienating headlines like this one:
Ooh, why not make it a "blue ribbon" commission to underscore the patheticness of this response? So the administration was caught flat-footed by Boehner's announcement, and had nothing ready to go? Seriously, if alienating Latinos was the goal, he's doing a heckuva job.