In case you werewondering, Rep. Bob Etheridge is not living under a rock and has heard the media outcry. He quickly responded to the widespread criticism of his bizarre behavior with a heartfelt message:
"I have seen the video posted on several blogs. I deeply and profoundly regret my reaction and I apologize to all involved. Throughout my many years of service to the people of North Carolina, I have always tried to treat people from all viewpoints with respect. No matter how intrusive and partisan our politics can become, this does not justify a poor response. I have and I will always work to promote a civil public discourse."