Wednesday’s State of the Union Address will be President Obama’s third speech to a joint session of Congress but the first since his September health care address, when Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., infamously responded to Obama’s assertion that illegal immigrants wouldn’t receive health coverage by yelling “You lie!” Wilson was reprimanded by the House. But as Rep. Todd Tiahrt, R-Goddard, recently joked to The Eagle editorial board, you have to wonder whether Obama will face more heckling Wednesday, given that Wilson raised more than $1.5 million in campaign contributions in the week after his outburst.
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