going to shoot Obama?
Question was asked at a town hall meeting
Town hall question: "Who's going to
To which Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga., responded: "I know there's a lot of
frustration with this president..."
Here's the latest evidence that
nothing has changed in post-Tucson America:
A person at a Tuesday town hall with Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga., got up and
"Who is going to shoot President
The exact wording of the question is not clear because, the Athens
there was a lot of noise at the event. Perhaps more significant than
the question was the
response of the crowd and Broun, who is a member of the Tea Party
Caucus and one of
the most right-wing members of Congress.
The question prompted a "big laugh" from the crowd, in Oglethorpe
according to the Banner-Herald. Broun, for his part, did not object to
He said in response:
"The thing is, I know there’s a lot of frustration with this president.
We're going to have an
election next year. Hopefully, we'll elect somebody that’s going to be
limited-government president who will sign a bill to repeal and replace
Whoever asked that question will probably be hearing from the Secret
It's also worth noting Broun's own history of inflammatory rhetoric. In
he warned that Obama may try to impose either a Marxist or a Nazi
dictatorship on the
country. He has also, for example, addressed the John Birch Society.
So, the Republicans have blood-thirsty
racist bastards in their ranks - who knew?
I'm glad Obama's not like Clinton in that Bill used to bolt from his
Secret Service detail
and talk to a group of people at a McDonalds or whatever.
It's my guess Obama has murderous sons of bitches following him everywhere,
just waiting for that chance to go down in history like Sirhan and
James Earl Ray.
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