Word: 'You lie!'
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After U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., lost his composure during President Obamas Sept. 9 speech on health care, the controversial outburst generated quite a bit of, um, controversy.
“I have seen every President address a joint session of Congress in the past 23 years, in good times and bad. I have never heard any member of Congress yell out during a speech and call the President a liar. This kind of disrespect should not be tolerated.”
— U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., in a press release issued the day after the outburst
“Im embarrassed by that. That shouldnt have happened.”
— Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R- Ga., quoted by the AJC
"If he's the face of the GOP, we'll have a public option by Columbus Day!"
— A Twitter.com tweet from CL columnist Andisheh Nouraee, referenced on CNN.com
“Joe Wilson claims your sick child is faking.”
— One of hundreds of faux Wilson-isms available at JoeWilsonIsYourPreExistingCondition.com