Joe Wilson

The Republican congressman who yelled 'you lie' to Obama has the same words thrown back at him by angry constituents.

WASHINGTON — South Carolina Congressman Joe Wilson has been hospitalized with a fever, according to his office. Wilson famously disrupted President Obama’s address last year to congress by yelling “You Lie.” Wilson is also a supporter of the Confederate Flag and a member of the Sons Of Confederate Veterans, which has ties to white supremacists. […]

The GOP has a neo-confederate problem. Rather than viewing slavery as a genocidal crime, many in the Republican party seem to view it as a romantic, proud way of life defended by noble warriors who were defending their states’ rights, culture and way of life in the Civil War.