A statement from the statesman:
“Last night was the climax of weeks and months of debate on a health care bill that my constituents fear and do not support. 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. While I remain heartbroken over the passage of this bill and the tragic consequences it will have for the unborn, I deeply regret that my actions were mistakenly interpreted as a direct reference to Congressman Stupak himself.
“I have apologized to Mr. Stupak and also…
Oh shut up, asshole. The only honorable action you can take at this time is to resign. But you will not do that. You will not even learn to behave like a civilized human being. Your statement was forced on you by your party’s leadership. You should be ashamed of yourself.