Maxine Waters: Obama Needs To Get Tough On "Neanderthals" In The Senate

09/23/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Waters reserved her most searing critiques for Senate Democrats who have not embraced the public option.

"Not only are we going to do everything we can to organize and put pressure on the senators -- some of whom are Neanderthals -- we're going to say to the president, 'We want you to use every weapon in your basket in order to get those senators to do what they should be doing,' " Waters said.

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