National Review Online, by The Editors, December 16, 2011 3:00 P.M. –
Yesterday’s announcement that Democratic senator Ron Wyden and House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan have teamed up on a bill that would shift Medicare to a “premium support” model — instead of getting insurance from the government, seniors could receive a subsidy to spend on a private plan — is a bombshell with far-reaching implications.
To begin with, this is very bad news for Democratic political consultants. Continue reading →
Rep. Joe Wilson shocked many observers Wednesday night when he shouted, “You lie!” after the president denied that health care legislation would provide free coverage for illegal immigrants. Wilson later apologized for his outburst and the president accepted his apology.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has called on Wilson to offer an apology to the members of Congress or risk a resolution of disapproval.
During an interview with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday, Wilson said he would not make a further apology on the floor of the House.
What do you think?
Should South Carolina Congressman Joe Wilson apologize again on the floor of the House?
Should he be congratulated for drawing attention to the president’s untrue statements?