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Obama is told 'You lie!' by Rep. Joe Wilson: Fox immediately schedules new show: 'So You Think You Can Yell'

“You lie!” is reportedly what South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson yelled out during President Obama’s speech last night, thus providing a moment of drama that far exceeded the usual goose bumps of suspense such occasions provoke, like whether Joe Biden will look more sleepy during the first five minutes of a presidential address, or the last five.

No matter what side of the aisle you metaphorically sit on, you have to admit, it was a moment filled with more surprise and drama than anything you could have seen during the President’s ratings competition, So You Think You Can Dance. I’ll bet Fox is wishing this morning it hadn’t opted to forgo broadcasting the speech.

I also like the shot at the end of this clip of the guy who looks down at the “What Bill?” sign in his lap as if to say, “How did this get on my pants? Who’s this Bill guy?” Pants, Bill…I’m thinking Clinton, aren’t you?

Did you watch the President’s speech? What did you think of this spontaneous moment?

Originally posted September 10 2009 — 8:32 AM EDT

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