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Inevitable (and inevitably deleted) Wikipedia update: “He is a douchebag that called the President of the United States a liar on national television and has no respect for the office he holds.”
Famous Last Tweets: “Happy Labor Day! Wonderful parade at Chapin, many people called out to oppose Obamacare which I assured them would be relayed tomorrow to DC”
A Meme is Born: “I just screamed ‘You lie!’ at the 7-11 clerk when he told me my total… and he loved it! I think this bit is really going to catch on.”
Degrees of separation from Glenn Beck: 1.
Rules of House Decorum violated: 3.
Distance Nancy Pelosi’s jaw dropped: 1 inch.
Minutes before apology issued: 75.
Money raised on behalf of Joe Wilson’s Democratic opponent Wednesday night: $40,588.
Luckiest creep in the world: Michael D. Duvall.