View Full Version : Georgia Lawmaker Is Asked: When Will Someone Shoot Obama?

02-25-2011, 05:28 PM
Talk about lack of civility. Georgia Rep. Paul Broun couldn't have expected this question as he opened the floor for discussion at a recent town hall meeting in the college town of Athens.

One unidentified man in the crowd reportedly asked him: "Who's going to shoot Obama?" The Republican lawmaker said Friday he was "stunned" by the remark and chose "not to dignify it with a response." He said the culprit was an elderly man in the audience.

An Athens Banner-Herald reporter covering the event Tuesday couldn't make out the precise wording in the crowded Oglethorpe Couty Commission chamber, but...