Joe WilsonAs White House officials stated to South Carolina Representative Wilson “we can disagree with being disagreeable”

Speaking, of course, to the embarrassing outburst that Joe Wilson made during the president’s speech this evening focused on health care.

Wilson blurted out “You Lie” after Obama denied health reform would cover illegal immigrants.

Check out the clip of the outburst and the reaction in the chamber. Obama looked like he wanted to go down there and kick off in Wilson’s butt.

Of course after the speech, Wilson issued a statement apologizing for his outburst.

“This evening, I let my emotions get the best of me when listening to the president’s remarks regarding the coverage of illegal immigrants in the health care bill,” the statement said. “While I disagree with the president’s statement, my comments were inappropriate and regrettable. I extend sincere apologies to the president for this lack of civility.”

Update: Wilson is on the “CYA tour” today. He got his hand slapped hard last night from his leadership and is going around today trying to fix what he’s broken. Check out the below video from this morning.

Is it just me or does he sound scared out his wits?

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