Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), who famously yelled out “You lie!” during a speech to Congress by President Obama, just spoke to the Capitol Hill Tea Party, receiving massive applause immediately as he came to the podium.
“Speaker Pelosi didn’t mean for you to be here,” said Wilson. “In fact, back in July, Speaker Pelosi meant for the takeover bill to be passed, it was supposed to be over in July. But fortunately the American people found out, they found out that senior citizens were under attack, by squeezing senior citizens half a trillion dollars. Small businesses found out about the taxes that would virtually eliminate small businesses in the United States.”
He also credited this past Tuesday’s election in Virginia and New Jersey as a sign of the people making a difference already — and talked about his own experience in New Jersey.
“And then, I know firsthand of the success of the people of New Jersey. On Sunday, I had the privilege to speak at the Morristown Tea Party,” said Wilson. “Here I was, a friendly member of Congress from South Carolina, I was simply urging people to vote, to participate in the election to change the incumbent governor. It was sort of shocking, but later that day the incumbent governor asked me, and said I shouldn’t have been in that state. But hey, I’m grateful, the voters of New Jersey acted, they produced change. Thank you for being here, we can make more change next year.”