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Rep. Joe ‘You Lie!’ Wilson to sit between Democrats at State of the Union

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Amid the mad scramble in Congress to find a seatmate from the opposing party for this year’s State of the Union Address, South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson, who infamously broke decorum in 2010 by yelling “You lie!” during President Obama’s address on health care, will also sit between two Democrats.

Democrats Madeleine Bordallo of Guam and Rep. Susan Davis of California will join Wilson, his office announced Monday. The trio serve together on the House Armed Services Committee (HASC).

“Honored to be sitting besides two fellow HASC members at tomorrow night’s SOTU, Susan Davis (CA-53) and Madeleine Bordallo of Guam,” Wilson’s official Twitter feed read.

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall and the political group Third Way recently called for members of Congress to sit together in the wake of the Jan. 7 shooting in Tucson, Arizona that left fellow House member Rep. Gabrielle Giffords severely injured and killed and wounded many others. The gesture is being touted as a symbolic showing of unity between the parties, who traditionally divide the room among party affiliation.

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  • bahama

    Obama has not addressed one campaign promise to date so why believe anything he has to say? Rhetoric and speeches he is very good at. Actually doing what he says he is going to do, don’t hold your breath! Promised to help middle class hard working Americans during campaign, called us ‘deadbeats’ once in office. Told us he would work on economy and jobs for the middle class; once in office, gave billions to the rich bankers and greedy corporations while turning his back on the middle class, ‘It is a global economy so you have to find new careers.’! Never has there been a more double crossing politician in history and there have been some bad ones! Never has a greedy politician given more to the rich, but watch Obama’s campaign coffer grow. How many millions have the rich and greedy given the liar back! No I do not care anything about Obama’s lies and I will not be watching his (what did George Will call it?) Pandering to everyone’s erroneous zones, something like that!

  • fivebyfive

    From Joe “YOU LIE”
    To Joe YOU “PU$$Y”

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  • bozsbusiness

    PUHleazzzzzz. Let’s get this SOTU out of the way. If I hear one person even humming goombayah tommorrow night, I’m going to switch over to a movie channel.
    Still think the repubs are chumps for falling for this crap.

  • Realist4U

    As mentally deranged most libs are, and, how totally birdbrained their views are, at least they’ll fight for what they “think” is right

  • Realist4U

    If Republicans aren’t smart enough to understand how their constituents feel about this latest ploy of the dems, or have the backbone to just say no, every single one of them need to be ousted in 2012.