Beth M's Email to Representative Joe Wilson
I gave you a grade of B.
Although I respect you for calling President Obama out, I think you chose the wrong arena. I understand your frustration, but the office does deserve respect – regardless of who is in it. We need role models to bring decorum and human decency back to our country’s behavior which has so deteriorated over the last 20 years with the age of celebrity – first tabloids, now You-Tube.
That being said, Obama’s extremely partisan speech demeaned the office he holds. He was also incorrect regarding the public option covering illegal immigrants. People need to understand that the precedence for including illegal immigrants in the public plan exists, regardless of how it is written if everyone is given access. The federal courts overturned the CA voters who voted to discontinue social services to illegal immigrants and the US Supreme Court refused to hear the case. This is the message that needs to get out, please use the proper channels next time to get your message across.
You have apologized to the appropriate offices. No more apologies are necessary, so please do not apologize to Speaker Pelosi. Thank you for your service.