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Nancy Pelosi's birthday present from John Boehner is basically a lesson in delayed gratification

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's love of chocolate is well-documented. (See proof here and here.)

So House Speaker John Boehner was probably just tapping into that when he sent Pelosi three pints of Graeter's Gelato for her birthday today. After all, picking out presents for people is tough, especially when it's one for your political opposite.

Or, maybe there was an ever-so-small bit of trolling afoot, from one Catholic to another:

No word on whether Pelosi actually gave up chocolate for Lent, but if she did, at least she can dig in to the gelato in less than a month.