Joe Walsh Accused Of Racial Insensitivity For Referring To Obama As ‘Son’ | Talking Points Memo

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL), who recently made news for criticizing his opponent’s willingness to talk about her military service, has a new target: President Obama. A Democratic tracker caught Walsh calling the president “son,” and saying he wanted to “pat him on the head.”At a campaign barbecue in his district Sunday, Walsh was explaining what he hopes will be the tea party’s role in the election:

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