Did you know that Pat Boone and Robert Kraft are really interested in Iran’s nuclear program? Me neither.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington to give a much discussed, much hyped, much slammed speech of the decade before Congress, a speech that will either be extremely damaging or just a distraction.
Some of the hubbub has been over the fact that Bibi was invited by Speaker of the House John Boehner, without coordinating with the White House, and it became A Thing. Nearly 60 Democratic legislators won’t be attending in protest.
But because DC is a bunch of nerds, apparently a ticket to see Bibi is one of the hottest in town.
Ticket to @netanyahu address before Congress.
— KellyO (@Kelly O’Donnell)
“If Taylor Swift and Katy Perry did a joint concert at Madison Square Garden wearing white-and-gold and black-and-blue dresses, accompanied by dancing sharks and llamas, that’s the only way you’d have a tougher ticket,” Boehner’s spokesman actually said.