HOH’s One-Minute Recess: He Came, He Shouted, He Got the T-Shirt

Posted September 11, 2009 at 11:00am

Rep. Joe Wilson might oppose the White House’s health care plan, but he’s all for stimulating the economy. A cottage industry has sprung up hawking goods inspired by the South Carolina Republican’s outburst (the “You lie!— heard ’round the world) during President Barack Obama’s address to Congress Wednesday night.

[IMGCAP(1)]Over at cafepress.com, where users can design their own merchandise, there are plenty of “You lie!— mugs, T-shirts and stickers. There are items emblazoned with “Joe Wilson Speaks for Me,— “Joe Wilson is my Homeboy— and even a hopeful campaign logo imagining a presidential ticket of Wilson and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (slogan: “Restore America—).

Predictably, there are anti-Wilson items, too, like those that read “No, you lie!—

We’re predicting all of these will be trendy exactly as long as those “Vote for Pedro— shirts were.

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