And besides a mild rebuke from the chair later about avoiding personal references to the president there was not a peep of actual outrage from the Republicans present in the moment. How unlike the instant and unanimous reaction of the Democrats when
mean Jean Schmidt called John Murtha a coward for wanting to bring our troops home from the senseless slaughter, shouting at the chair to take her words down.
So let us be clear. What Pete Stark said was not over the line. It was not over the top, and there was absolutely nothing wrong with Stark's choice of words.
But in an attempt to again shut up any courageous voice of dissent, the right wing noise machine is trying after the fact to drum up messages of condemnation. So they want a condemnation do they? Well we'll give them one. This action page will send your personal message on the subject, "We condemn the entire Republican leadership." And you can pick any particular issue you like.
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