“He was a historic figure. He’s our first African-American president. The country voted for him because of that. It made us feel good about [our]self. I’ve said it before, it helped that John McCain was about 142 years old. It helped that the economy was tanking. A lot of these things helped. But he never would have gotten there without his historic nature.” Rep. Joe Walsh making friends with ageism and racism
It’s time for another very serious reminder: Joe Walsh is en elected member of the U.S. Congress — one of only 535 Americans.