GOP Rep Sees Similarities Between HCR And ‘Great War Of Yankee Aggression’ (VIDEO)

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Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) has something of a reputation for saying outrageous things. So it’s no surprise he found a pretty good line to deliver now, during the critical final stage of the health care debate.Speaking on the House floor last night, Broun said:

If Obamacare passes, that free insurance card that’s in people’s pockets is going to be as worthless as a Confederate dollar after the war between the states — the Great War of Yankee Aggression.

Watch:

(H/T Media Matters)

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