Wanda Sykes has had "enough" of NC Rep Virginia Foxx

Staff writerNovember 16, 2009 

When NC Rep. Virginia Foxx talks about health care, comedian and talk show host Wanda Sykes hears "Enough is enough!" Foxx got called out on "The Wanda Sykes Show" Saturday night for her comments against health care reform, with Sykes likening Foxx's remarks to made-up movie lines.

Sykes spent nearly her entire monologue on the health care debate, and near the end of the monologue she named a couple of Republicans in Congress who are fighting the legislation. She singled out Rep. Steve King (Iowa) and Rep. Pete Hoekstra (Michigan), and then Foxx.

Sykes quoted Foxx as saying that health care reform is more dangerous than any terrorist, then offered this:

"Now come on, that sounds like something from a Harrison Ford movie," Sykes said. "That just shows you how much money they are being paid by insurance lobbies. Nobody says crazy stuff like that for real. That's made up! You get paid to play a role like that. When they say stuff like that, you know what I hear? 'Enough is enough! I have had it with these [blanketyblanking] snakes on this [blanketyblanking] plane!' That's what I hear. It's crazy. They're movie lines."

The blanketyblanking snakes are, of course, from the Samuel L. Jackson classic, "Snakes on a Plane."

You can watch the whole "Wanda Sykes Show" (or just the monologue) at the show's website. "The Wanda Sykes Show" is a new talk show which airs on Saturday nights at 11pm on Fox.

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