Eric Holder: The GOPer Who Called Obama A Liar Should’ve Been Smacked

Former Attorney General Eric Holder did not have kind words for Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), who infamously shouted “you lie!” during President Obama’s 2009 State of the Union address, in an interview published Wednesday.

“Somebody should have smacked his a–,” Holder said, reported by undefeated.com. “They should have . . . told him to sit the f— down.”

Wilson made his outburst after Obama said that undocumented immigrants wouldn’t be covered under his healthcare law. Wilson was promptly booed by other members of Congress.

Wilson later apologized for his comment and said he let his emotions “get the best” of him.

The piece published on undefeated.com questioned whether racism was to blame for some of the opposition to Obama.

“There is a unique feeling of fear — hatred is too strong a word — but a feeling of anger, dissatisfaction with this president,” Holder said for the article.

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