Rep. Anthony Weiner Loses His Cool on House Floor

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Thank goodness for C-SPAN.

Yesterday, Republican members of the House came up with enough votes to defeat a bill that would have provided free health care to those affected by toxins after the September 11th attacks. GOP congressmen objected on procedural grounds, because Democrats suspended the rules before debate, allowing them to block Republican amendments to the bill.

The defeat drew ire from many Democratic congressmen, but nobody fumed more than Rep. Anthony Weiner, a Democrat from New York. One YouTube user’s comment compares Weiner’s rant to that of Gene Wilder’s Willy Wonka at the end of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. We call it a moment made for the Internet.