In the choice between crying and laughing at last night's election results, John Boehner has already picked the former, which he'll have the privilege to survive unscathed. Let's take a moment to do the latter and laugh — at him.

When it comes to the new Speaker of the House, the most obvious target is the contested pronunciation of his name and various penile functions. Or dysfunctions. Here's Slate's contribution to the canon:

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But last night's tears watered the fertile ground of Boehner mockery, especially on Twitter.

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And right here among our readers as well:

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Here's the clip of his emotive performance, in case you missed it.

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