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Congressman Who Shouted 'You Lie' At Obama Gets A Taste Of His Own Medicine
His constituents haven't forgotten about the infamous moment.
The Right Wing Tilt Toward Mass Hysteria
Film Critic, Professor of Communication & Media
What we've seen in the last few years is the gradual and systematic transformation of the far right's pundit class into the mainstream right's elected class.
Joe Wilson's Office Vandalized With 'You Lie' Graffiti
Police are investigating the incident. When the Wilson for Congress staff came into work on Thursday morning, they found
Joe Wilson, Rob Miller House Race Is Among Best Financed
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joe Wilson and challenger Rob Miller raised more than $626,000 combined in the last quarter of 2009, sharply
The GOP Rises Online
Social Entrepreneur and Storyteller
The GOP has surpassed the Democratic Party online -- just look at its innovative, direct media techniques responding to the president's first State of the Union address.
Political Labels 101: A Lesson for Republicans and Teabaggers
Professor and writer
I acknowledge that a fair debate on health care can be had. But what I have no patience for is the ignorance being injected into our national consciousness, most recently by Sarah Palin.
Joe Wilson's Lucrative "You Lie!" -- Yelling At President Pays Off
Were you one of those people who hoped that the spectacle of watching the sitting president heckled would be a one-time thing? Think again, because this kind of misbehavior has proven to be quite lucrative.
Surviving the Media Circus, Without Becoming the Clown
Academy Award-winning director, screenwriter and producer
Communication -- the ability to connect and manipulate -- is perhaps the most interesting part of politics we can observe, and the most frightening.
Let's Shout 'You Lie!' to the Liars (Metaphorically, Of Course)
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.
Writer, consultant, teacher
We're in a no-kidding crucial situation. Unless someone will stand up and (metaphorically) shout "you lie!" to those who are lying, we may find one day that there is no one left to speak for us.
My 2009 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 2]
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
Welcome back to my annual outright theft of The McLaughlin Group's awards categories for the past year in politics.
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The Conversation America Won't Have on Race
Monroe’s a religion columnist, weekly commentator on Boston Pu...
No matter what kind of shape-shifters or mask-wearers we are as African Americans leaders, even our post-racial leaders are finding out that the nagging issue of race is an unavoidable issue.
How Race Turns up the Volume on Incivility: A Scientifically Informed Post-Mortem to a Controversy
Professor, Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry at Emory U...
What's been missing from our national discourse on "is it race or isn't it?" is the distinction psychologists and neuroscientists have made for over two decades between conscious and unconscious prejudice.
Joe Wilson's 'You Lie!' Online Frenzy: Social Media Politicians' Top Tool
Barbara Dybwad, senior editor for the social media news blog Mashable.com, said the nation has reached a point where politicians
It's too Early to Celebrate the Senate Health Care Vote
Professor and writer
I'm not saying I don't support this weak health care bill (it's better than nothing), but if it gets any weaker and cuts into the Constitutional right of women to choose, really, does the good still outweigh the bad?
Calling the President a Liar: A Teaching Moment
Judge H. Lee Sarokin
Retired from the federal court after 17 years of service
My children, just look around you. Thoughtful and rational debate will get you nowhere. It's labels that carry the day.
Frank Rich: Even Glenn Beck Is Right Twice A Day
Beck frequently strikes the pose of an apocalyptic prophet, even insisting that he predicted 9/11. This summer he also started
SNL Takes On Republicans In Congress Over Joe Wilson Outburst (VIDEO)
Kristen Wiig appeared as Michele Bachmann, mocking the congresswoman for her rhetorical choices, and Fred Armisen played
Did Joe Wilson Cross the Line Between Civil Disobedience and Incivility?
President, QUEST Diversity Initiatives, LLC
Is it possible that calling the President a liar was no different than a march through Selma or a lunch counter sit-in? Is it possible that Joe Wilson was engaged in civil disobedience?
The GOP Is Too Crazy To Be Racist
John R. Bohrer
Historian of 1960s American politics
The color of the President's skin does not matter to the lunatics dictating the direction of the Republican Party. I mean, it
in that it's icing on the cake -- but they were baking regardless of all that.
Rude Awakening: Has Me-Centric Culture Stymied Our Democracy?
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein
It's "awkward public outbursts by public figures" week! Woo-hoo! We can start with Michael Moore. Next up is Joe Wilson. Oh, and Kanye?
Joe Wilson Resolution of Disapproval: House Votes To Admonish
The 240-179 vote on the resolution of disapproval reflected the sharp partisan divide over the issue. Democrats insisted
GOP On Wilson Resolution: 'Diversion' And 'Hypocrisy'
But it was also met with skepticism by a senior Democrat, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank, D-Mass
An Invitation to Redemption for Joe Wilson and Van Jones
Professor of History, Center of the American West at CU
The American people have an unfortunate habit of taking valuable public servants who have made stupid public statements and forming an instant bucket-brigade to deliver those public servants to the trash heap of history.
The Erratic Joe Wilson's Shameful Record on Troops and Veterans
Iraq War Veteran, Chairman VoteVets.org
Thank heaven Joe Wilson voted repeatedly to cut veterans care and save us from modern day Leninism.
What Congress Could Learn from the USTA and MTV
Political writer, BluewaveNJ
What do Kanye West, Serena Williams and a formerly obscure congressman from South Carolina have in common?
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