Politics & Government

September 10, 2009

Joe Wilson apologized, but he doesn't sound all that sorry

President Barack Obama accepted Wilson's apology Thursday for shouting "You lie" during the president's health-care speech Wednesday night. But Wilson still asserted that the president misled the country and says that privately many House colleagues had praised him for his outburst. The shout transformed him overnight from a relatively obscure lawmaker into a symbol of Washington's belligerent atmosphere.

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