John Boehner's crying has been a favorite subject of both late-night comedians and cartoonists, who jokingly referred to him as "Sprinkler of the House."
"It is cold down in Washington, D.C. They had to use an ice scraper on John Boehner's face to get the tears off, it was so cold," David Letterman joked on the Late Show.
Comedian Bill Maher described the congressman as an "ad for Paxil" after seeing John Boehner crying at a ceremony recognizing the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's inauguration.
Even Saturday Night Live has ridiculed John Boehner crying.
"What doesn't make him cry?" a SNL comedian playing Nancy Pelosi asked.