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Joe Walsh Skipping Obama Jobs Talk



    Sept. 1, 2011: Rep. Joe Walsh rails on President Barack Obama and his upcoming joint session of Congress. (Published Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012)

    Congressman Joe Walsh (8th) has made a congressional career out of criticizing President Barack Obama.

    The freshman Tea Party Republican just yesterday used a perjorative to describe the president.

    “How idiotic is this president?” Walsh said to the GOP crowd Wednesday night in Nunda Township, according to the Northwest Herald. “I don’t want to be disrespectful, but he’s going to bring forth a jobs plan next week. Think about that for a minute. He’s been in office for three years. He’s destroyed job creation systematically for three years.”

    Thursday he told Ward Room that he will skip the president's job speech - rescheduled to Thursday - and instead hold his own Town Hall meeting in his district "with the people who really create jobs."

    Walsh says the President is "too political."