Skip to comments.Rep. Broun to Obama: 'You believe in socialism'
Posted on 01/25/2011 9:29:09 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
GOP Rep. Paul Broun (Ga.) rebuked President Obama using perhaps the sharpest language among his Republican colleagues following the State of the Union address Tuesday night.
Broun took to Twitter during the address, accusing the president of believing in socialism. Obama touched on several economic themes during his address, emphasizing the need for the U.S. to be competitive in the global marketplace.
"Mr. President, you don't believe in the Constitution. You believe in socialism," the tweet reads.
Remarks like Broun's have come under the microscope recently due to the increased emphasis on civility following the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.)
The atmosphere on the House floor during the address was a bit more subdued than in recent years and dozens of members from both parties sat together rather than in the traditional partisan seating arrangement.
Like other members, Broun live-tweeted the address, posting 40 times during the speech that lasted over an hour.
"Freezing spending at record high levels is not making tough decisions," he also tweeted.
They’re going to get all the mileage out of Tucson that they can...kind of sickening and sad.
And the stupid party will. After all, outside of the thankfully rising TEA Party caucus, the fGOP is socialist. On that point, Broun was wrong. Obastard is a hard core Marxist, not a marxist lite aka socialist.
But kudos to him for at least saying that much!
Yep. And the only way to prevent this kind of political hatred is to do everything they say. No arguing! Just go along to get along!
Thats all they know. They are the Pity Party.
Bravo! Speaking the truth isn’t uncivil or vitriolic.
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