Facing angry liberals at a town hall, Rep. Joe Barton (R., Texas) told one of his constituents to “shut up” when he got too loud. All hell broke loose once the words came out of Barton’s mouth.
The Dallas Morning News reported:
In video clips of the incident, Barton can be seen trying to quiet down the raucous town hall in the Navarro County town of Frost after a question on a bill regarding violence against women. Barton, an Arlington Republican, begins explaining that he voted against a previous bill on the issue because he believes it is a state issue, not a federal issue, to which the audience responded with a mix of applause and boos.
“It’s violence against women, that’s a national issue,” one attendee can be heard yelling. “That is an issue that impacts everyone everywhere, not only in this country but everywhere.”
“You,” he said, pointing to a man in the audience. “You, sir, shut up.”
It is very clear from the video clip who the adult is and who the children are. Rep. Joe Barton (R., Texas) was absolutely in the right for telling the obnoxious liberal to shut up.
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