Asked whether a woman would have been judged more harshly for turning on the tears the way Boehner does, Palin said,
I respect John Boehner because he has worn his feelings on his sleeve on things that are so important to him ... and I give him that pass, too. But that's one of those things where a double standard certainly is applied. I'm sure if I got up there and did a speech and I started breaking down and cried about how important it is to me that our children and our grandchildren are provided great opportunities, I'm sure that I would be knocked a little bit for that.
Can't argue with her there. Although if Palin's "prayerful" decision process leads to a run in 2012, her tear ducts are going to be the least of our worries. Watch around the 4 minute mark for Palin's thoughts on Boehner: