Say what you will about Maureen Dowd, she hits the mark often enough to reamain interesting. Her column in today’s New York Times, “Boy, Oh, Boy,” about Joe “You Lie” Wilson and race, says what everyone else was afraid to.
The normally nonchalant Barack Obama looked nonplussed, as Nancy Pelosi glowered behind.
Surrounded by middle-aged white guys — a sepia snapshot of the days when such pols ran Washington like their own men’s club — Joe Wilson yelled “You lie!” at a president who didn’t.
But, fair or not, what I heard was an unspoken word in the air: You lie, boy!