>Rep. Randy Neugebauer apologized Monday for letting his emotions get the best of him during Sunday’s debate on President Obama’s health care legislation. Neaugebauer, a three-term Texas Republican, issued the following statement:
“Last night was the climax of weeks and months of debate on a health care bill that my constituents fear and do not support. In the heat and emotion of the debate, I exclaimed the phrase ‘it’s a baby killer’ in reference to the agreement reached by the Democratic leadership. While I remain heartbroken over the passage of this bill and the tragic consequences it will have for the unborn, I deeply regret that my actions were mistakenly interpreted as a direct reference to Congressman Stupak himself.
“I have apologized to Mr. Stupak and also apologize to my colleagues for the manner in which I expressed my disappointment about the bill. The House Chamber is a place of decorum and respect. The timing and tone of my comment last night was inappropriate.”
It will be interesting to see if Rep. Neaugebauer becomes the poster child of opposing the so-called socialist takeover of health care in America.