Asshole of the Evening

Joe Wilson of South Carolina, yelling outTHAT’S A LIE during the president’s speech. Per Keith.

Imagine, if you will, what would have happened if Dennis Kucinich had done the same thing to Bush.

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16 thoughts on “Asshole of the Evening

  1. I don’t want to think about that, but I wouldn’t mind if it happened to Joe Wilson.

  2. driftglass says:

    It was, however, a solid career move: those three little words on his resume will double his salary when he eventually goes to work for the Podesta Group.

  3. hoppy says:

    That perhaps the greatest presidential speech to Congress ever made had to be marred by one of the idiot Republicans shouting out a gross insult, kind of puts the exclamation point after Obama’s comments about not tolerating more Repub nonsense. Great, great speech, and I am now firmly behind Obama’s health care plan.

  4. whetstone says:

    Hopefully the Dems will hang Wilson around the GOP’s throat. Even if teh librul media doesn’t give a shit. What a fucker.
    Just to answer your question, if Kucinich had done that to Bush, Frist would have ripped out his still-beating heart and eaten it, the WSJ editorial board would have called him a hero, and Chris Matthews would have brought on Peggy Noonan to discuss whether it was right for Frist to eat it on camera.

  5. whetstone says:

    OTOH, it’s possible – possible – that Wilson caused David Broder to shit his pants. I mean, for fuck’s sake, if anything could cause David Broder to take up arms and fight… well, we know it’s not torture or the Iraq war. But interrupting a president’s speech to Congress?!?
    If that happened, the Broder pants-shitting might be a tipping point. Then Peggy Noonan falls. Then Joke Line, and then the scales fall off their eyes.
    Then… something.
    Then teh SOCIALISM!!!11!!11!

  6. marc sobel says:

    If Dennis Kucinich had done it, his wife would have been attacked.

  7. Shopaholic_107@yahoo.com says:

    Another jerk from the South Carolina Republica Party makes you wonder what is going on in that state.

  8. LUCKNER JEAN says:

    You have to realize this crackpot congressman gets his marching orders from viagra laden, dope addict rush limpball. He will be probably receive his dittohead t-shirt by tomorrow.

  9. gyma says:

    Apparently Wilson has already been forced to apologize, but it’s one of those back handed apologies Republicans are so good at giving. After the speech I went over to Palin’s Facebook page and waded through the comments. The knuckle draggers have themselves a new hero – Joe Wilson, the only person in the entire room who told the truth tonight.
    I’m now going to search the house for the bleach bottle.

  10. escariot says:

    wait.
    Palin’s facebook page?
    OMFG

  11. The Other Sarah says:

    y’know, some things just don’t need to be public knowledge or public access. GYMA’s find is one.

  12. MapleStreet says:

    It seems to me that Wilson was an insult to the decorum of the House. As such, should get a censure.
    But is there any doubt his actions had a common derivation as the tea-baggers disrupting town halls?

  13. edwin jeon says:

    Are Joe Wilson and Joe the plumber related? They’re kind a look alike.

  14. hoppy says:

    Edwin, they are related in that both have IQs hovering around the 60 mark, and want any kind of publicity they can get. Look for them to drop their pants on a busy street next.

  15. pansypoo says:

    wonder how many republikkklans regret attacking hillary.

  16. TONY says:

    HOW DISRESPECTFUL IS THIS.
    FOR A UNITED STATES CONGRESSMEN
    TO SHOOT HIS MOUTH OFF AT THE
    PRESIDENT HE SHOULD OF BEEN
    ESCORTED OUT THE ROOM.

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