Everybody can relax now. Stop cowering in fear in your storm basements, and let your children out of their safety deposit boxes. The nightmare is over. The mysterious "baby killer"-yelling congressperson who has been terrorizing the nation lo these many hours has been identified…
Randy Neugebauer (R-Tex.) identified himself as the member of congress who shouted "baby killer" during Rep. Bart Stupak's (D-Mich.) speech on the floor of the House of Representatives Sunday night…
"In the heat and emotion of the debate, I exclaimed the phrase 'it's a baby killer' in reference to the agreement reached by the Democratic leadership," Neugebauer said. "I deeply regret that my actions were mistakenly interpreted as a direct reference to Congressman Stupak himself."
Rep. Neugebauer's apology is somewhat of a comfort. And, though it can't take away the pain that all of us have experience, knowing that he "deeply regrets" his actions is some small salve. Maybe now, we can let the healing begin and return the U.S. Congress to the august legislative body it has always been.
Right after we find out who's been wiping their ass on the House Floor curtains after hours.
Tags: Abortion, Bart Stupak, Health Care, House of Representatives, Texas