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Obama Heckled During Speech

Rep. Joe Wilson, Republican of South Carolina, is a real class act. To prove it, he heckled the president Wednesday, shouting “You lie!” after Obama promised that his plan would not cover illegal immigrants.

AP reports that Michelle Obama shook her head at the riffraff.

You can do the same, if you watch the clip below. Also, check out “dagger eyes” Pelosi after the heckle goes down. There’s a woman with cat herding experience. — PS

Update from AP via Yahoo: Wilson apologized for the outburst afterward, saying: “While I disagree with the president’s statement, my comments were inappropriate and regrettable. I extend sincere apologies to the president for this lack of civility.”

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