Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Monday, September 14th, 2009

Presidential Heckles Through the Years

When  Joe Wilson (R-SC) shouted out “you lie” during President Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress many were shocked at the breach of protocol.  What many do not know is that heckling of the President is a long and time-honored American tradition dating back to George Washington. In fact heckling predates the Presidency.  […]

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