It’s September 25, 2015, and time once again for my Friday Yes or No, where I cop out from writing a real blog post by writing around it and answering each point.

Q1: Am I surprised that today is the day John Boehner announced that he’s stepping down as Speaker of the House and leaving Congress?

Q1: Yes

Q2: But, generally speaking, am I surprised that John Boehner is stepping down as Speaker of the House and leaving Congress?

Q2: No

Q3: Are liberal Democrats wise to think Boehner’s stepping down as Speaker at this time is a good thing for the United States?

A3: No 

Q4: Is that because the real nut cases in the Republican Party want to make President Obama’s final year in office a living hell?

A4: Yes

Q5: Is it terrific that Pope Francis, with his message of tolerance and protecting the environment, is getting the attention he’s getting on this short visit to the United States?

A5: Yes

Q6: Will his visit lead to progress in resolving such issues in this country as immigration and climate change?

A6: No

Q7: Is it true that, at one point, the car I would have bought for myself if my family wasn’t a consideration, was Volkswagen’s New Beetle?

A7: Yes

Q8: Given the revelation that the company used on-board software to cheat on emissions tests, is there a snowball’s chance in hell I’ll ever buy a Volkswagen?

A8: No

Q9: Is it surprising that e-book sales are starting to flag while sales of printed books are holding steady?

A9: Yes 

Q10: With the magic number down to three, am I finally convinced that the Mets are going to be in the postseason?

A10: Yes


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