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VIDEO: Rep. Joe Walsh Calls Veterans Protesting Wall Street Un-American

At a November 19 town hall meeting in Gurnee, Illinois, Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) smeared Occupy Wall Street protesters as “generally spoiled, pampered, unfocused, clueless young people and a smattering of other people who don’t understand this country and are advocating anti-American solutions.”  When asked by a subsequent questioner if his attack applied to “veterans who fought in foreign wars” who are part of the 99 Percent Movement, Walsh replied that they were advocating “socialist solutions” and that “they don’t understand this country.”  Walsh later admitted that he’d never actually been to any of the protests. Watch it: