Last night, throughout a highly-anticipated presidential address to a rare Joint Session of Congress on health care, a topic that has been openly lied about by the right as they spread fear and hate nationwide throughout the summer, employing among other tactics, disruption of Town Hall Meetings; the “august” republican leadership vaulted well beyond its prior bad behavior by acting like a horde of high school punks held in detention, being forced to sit through a DARE assembly.
In a shameful display, right-wing luminaries met Obama’s brilliance with scowls as they talked among themselves, texted on Blackberries, held up signs as if they were at some backwoods campaign rally and even cat-called to label him a liar.
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It’s one thing to pump up ill-informed constituents with lies and inject them into public forums to attempt a total breakdown of meaningful communication on a subject as critical as Health Care but quite another to act like simpering, sniveling little bitches in the hallowed halls of Congress. When the standard bearers for the Republican Party act so contemptuously, I find it hard to blame the rank and file who emulate their leaders.
The speech was amazing. That these petulant, infantile, self-absorbed, myopic, bitch-ass punks behaved so badly is proof positive that they are simply unworthy of their stations. These grown ass men and women should be ashamed of themselves and so should their constituents.
Rep Joe Wilson, (R-SC) the dick who called Barack a liar has since apologized. He fell short of saying that Barack wasn’t lying, however. Nothing but class.
The silver lining? On the heels of Wilson showing his ass, the campaign coffers of Rob Miller, Joe Wilson’s opponent, have amassed over $350,000–literally overnight! You can help.
Way to go, Joe.