I noticed this yesterday, via the magical news elves of Huffington Post, but it's still fairly incredible.
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I remember attending some pre-9/12/09 Tea Party events in D.C. -- remember, the rally was the week of the Obama address that Wilson interrupted -- and finding universal admiration and acclaim for the congressman. The oh-my-stars-and-garters reaction of the media was totally at odds with how Wilson was viewed by conservatives. The president, they felt, had lied; whether some House decorum was violated was uninteresting and irrelevant. So I'm not surprised to see this. On the other hand, it is an angry statement directed at the president
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