America has changed a lot since 2009. Back then, Kelly Clarkson was on the top of the charts, Sean Penn won Best Actor at the Oscars, and Barack Obama had just been elected as the first African-American President of the United States.
In that same year, President Obama gave his first joint address to the United States Congress, where a heckler in the crowd interrupted him mid-sentence. That heckler was none other than South Carolina's Republican Congressman Joe Wilson, and his message: “You Lie!”
Fast-forward to 2017, and the country has a new president: Donald J. Trump. However, there are still some out there chanting Wilson's 2009 message. Except those chanting the message aren't members of Congress — they are constituents.
Another difference? They are not yelling at the President of the United States; they are yelling at their congressman, who happens to be none other than Wilson himself.
Congressman Wilson recently held a town hall in his district to speak with his constituents about what is happening in Washington. According to local news reports, close to 200 of Wilson's constituents showed up to the event to make their voices heard to the congressman.
The constituents were reportedly angry over Wilson's stance on the Violence Against Women Act, which Wilson voted against in 2013. While it appears that Wilson tried to answer the group's questions, he seems to be largely shouted down by the words he himself made famous: “You Lie!”