Obama Takes On Hecklers

I know what you're thinking: It's about time the President told those tea-baggers to shut their mendacious pie-holes.

Not so fast there...

It turns out Obama chose to respond to hecklers who were shouting "Repeal don't ask, don't tell!"

He said "When you've got an ally like Barbara Boxer and you've got an ally like me who are standing for the same thing, then you don't know exactly why you've got to holler, because we already hear you, all right. I mean, it would have made more sense to holler that at the people who oppose it."

Except that those who oppose it aren't in charge, aren't in a position to change the discriminatory policy, aren't actively avoiding the issue.

Another heckler retorted "It's time for equality for all Americans" and Obama replied "I don't know why you're hollering."

Really? You don't? I find that hard to believe.

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