Well I keep thinking that politics can’t get any worse and to my surprise it keeps getting worse ! In the old days at least our politicians could control their emotions and wait until after the president spoke to unleash their thoughts and feelings, but not last night. Joe Wilson, Congressman from South Carolina went to far, was disrespectful and called the president a liar !
The website linked above clearly shows where House Bill 3200, Section 246 says that no federal payment for undocumented aliens will be made, yet Mr. Wilson got caught up in the moment and yelled “You lie” to the president. The president also touched on a few of the Seven Falsehoods About Healthcare which I found very interesting when clicking on ‘correctly detailed’ in the article. Same old story, when politicians aren’t for something they turn to spreading false statements that cause constituents to be fearful and of course fear brings no change.
As I recall Bob blogged awhile back about one of the Asian legislatures where harsh words blossomed into fighting and he made the statement “that at least that doesn’t happen here “. Maybe its just me, but I suspect that it is only a matter of time until that type of thing does happen here. Oh well, at least C-Spans ratings will improve if it does – ha ha !