Botax replaced by Boeh-tax

BOTAX REPLACED BY BOEH-TAX…. Let the mockery begin.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has spared the cosmetic surgery industry.

The revised bill released Saturday morning subbed a widely-mocked “Botax” with a 10 percent tax on indoor tanning services.

This means anybody who uses tanning salons with beds that have “1 or more ultraviolet lamps” would see the tax on their bill starting July 1.

The focus on tanning salons will likely make House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) the butt of a lot of jokes.

I’ve already seen quite a few people note that the “Botax” has been replaced with a “Boeh-tax.”

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Steve Benen

Steve Benen is a producer at MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show. He was the principal contributor to the Washington Monthly's Political Animal blog from August 2008 until January 2012.