I hope that President Obama calling people out on the incivilities will lessen the rewards for acting like a dope. Whether the Kanye comment was leaked or not, we all need to just start calling this behavior for what it is.
The American people have an unfortunate habit of taking valuable public servants who have made stupid public statements and forming an instant bucket-brigade to deliver those public servants to the trash heap of history.
There is nothing in life more meaningless than an apology, yet it's become a panacea for just about any behavior, no matter how inappropriate, how vile, classless or sickening. It's down right fashionable!
Yes, I expect a certain level of rowdiness in the Congressional halls. But Joe Wilson was clearly out of control. Unlike school children and mature adults, he has not learned beans about anger management.