We can stop guessing now: The man who heckled Rep. Bart Stupak for voting for health care reform by shouting "baby killer" has come forward, despite his fellow House members protecting his identity. Rep. Randy Neugebauer: "pro-life" and a birther!
In a just-issued statement, the West Texas congressman said,
In the heat and emotion of the debate, I exclaimed the phrase 'it's a baby killer' in reference to the agreement reached by the Democratic leadership. While I remain heartbroken over the passage of this bill and the tragic consequences it will have for the unborn, I deeply regret that my actions were mistakenly interpreted as a direct reference to Congressman Stupak himself.
Right. Well, as long as that's cleared up. The rest of you are still baby-killers.
It's not exactly a departure for Neugebauer, who has a 100% rating from the National Right To Life Committee. Plus, he co-sponsored a bill requiring presidential candidates to show proof of citizenship. Asked if he believed the President was a U.S. citizen, Neugebauer said, "You know I don't know. I've never seen him produce documents that would say one way or another."
Related: Rep. Neugebauer: ‘I Don't Know' If Obama Is A Citizen [ThinkProgress]