By Frank James
The language of the House resolution disapproving Rep. Joe Wilson's not-so-friendly shout-out to President Barack Obama during last week's big health care speech is now available. It seems pretty tame, considering what Democrats could have said.
Whereas on September 9, 2009, during the joint session of Congress convened pursuant to House Concurrent Resolution 179, the President of the United States, speaking at the invitation of the House and Senate, had his remarks interrupted by the Representative from South Carolina, Mr. Wilson; and
Whereas the conduct of the Representative from South Carolina was a breach of decorum and degraded the proceedings of the joint session, to the discredit of the House:
Now, therefore, be it
1 Resolved, That the House of Representatives disapproves of the behavior of the Representative from South Carolina, Mr. Wilson, during the joint session of Congress
2 held on September 9, 2009.
The House is scheduled to vote today on the resolution.