‘Was that short enough?’

August 30, 2012

Those in the hall probably couldn't hear it, but as he ended his prayer, Cardinal Timothy Dolan could be clearly heard over C-SPAN's feed asking House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio): "Was that short enough?"

Another question to ponder: Will Dolan give the exact same closing prayer next week when he's slated to close the Democratic National Convention?

Ed O’Keefe is a congressional reporter with The Washington Post and covered the 2008 and 2012 presidential and congressional elections.
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