Clueless Congressman Says Occupy Movement Is "Clueless"
By Samantha Abernethy in News on Nov 21, 2011 7:00PM
Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh spoke again. At a town hall in Gurnee -- is that all he does? -- a constituent asked Walsh for his thoughts on the Occupy Wall Street movement. Walsh is fiery at the beginning of this exchange, calling protesters "generally spoiled, pampered, unfocused, clueless young people and a smattering of other people who don't understand this country and are advocating anti-American solutions."
When asked if that "anti-American" tag includes veterans who risked their life abroad before joining protests here, Mr. Walsh agrees that it does.
"I don't know how many veterans are part of the Occupy protests. I can't imagine it's many," he said. "But anyone who would advocate Socialist solutions to certain problems in this country, they don't understand this country."
"I think the Tea Party movement is a real movement, and I think it's bigger than either political party."
It was just less than two weeks ago, Walsh lost his cool at a town hall meeting and shouted at constituents about banks and the Occupy movement. He said, "Don’t blame banks, and don’t blame the marketplace for the mess we’re in right now! I am tired of hearing that crap! This pisses me off! Too many people don’t listen." He ultimately blamed that on too much coffee.
What's his excuse now?
By the way, have any of you at Occupy Chicago seen someone crapping on an American flag? The guy at 8:05 says he has never seen an American flag in Occupy videos. He says they're "defecating" on it.