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The Honorable Joe Wilson of South Carolina

September 11, 2009

The Honorable Joe Wilson of South Carolina

Addison Graves Wilson Sr., aka Joe Wilson, is the U.S. Congressman representing the 2nd District of South Carolina and the finest traditions of Southern Courtesy. As you may have heard, he interrupted a speech by the President of the United States during a Joint Session of Congress to call the Chief Executive a liar.

PolitiFact indicates that it was actually Mr. Wilson who uttered the untruth. Apparently the Congressman did not base his stridently erroneous opinion on the legislation in question, but put his faith in an anonymous chain email instead.


Any resemblance of Mr. Wilson’s likeness to Big Boy, a registered trademark of Big Boy Restaurants International LLC, is purely coincidental. Okay, we lie,  but we use it under the satire provisions of the Fair Use Doctrine.

Image by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

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