Tag Archives: You Lie

Maddow On Wilson Rebuking

Barney Frank voted “present” on the Wilson rebuking because he thinks “it’s a bad precedent to put us in charge of deciding when people act like jerks.” Maddow goes on to list the various merchandising that has sprung up with “You Lie!” slogans.

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House Rebukes Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC)

The House of Representatives voted 240-179 (pretty much right along party lines) to formally rebuke Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) for his outburst during President Obama’s speech on health care reform. Whereas on September 9, 2009, during the joint session of Congress convened pursuant to House Concurrent Resolution 179, the President of the United States, speaking at the invitation of the …

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