Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., made a name for himself — for good or bad — when he interrupted President Obama's State of the Union Address in 2009 by screaming "You lie!" Rep. Randy Weber, R-Texas, may have done the same without opening his mouth.
Weber, a freshman congressman who succeeded the retiring Rep. Ron Paul in Texas' 14thdistrict around Houston, tweeted from the House floor that he was awaiting the "Kommandant-In-Chef." He also called Obama a "socialist dictator."
Within an hour, the missive had been retweeted over 700 times – and favorited nearly 150 times.
The owner of an air-conditioning company and former member of the Texas statehouse came to Washington promising to shake things up and to ruffle the feathers of the D.C. establishment. He received an endorsement from conservative Gov. Rick Perry and boasted during a tough primary that nobody could "out-conservative" him. In an interview last year, he told the National Journal "I'm so Republican, my first name starts with 'R.' I'm so right wing – well, Randy Weber. You do the math."