Senator Wilson did not misspeak.
This can help Democrats with the passage of their legislation. Wilson's outburst shows the unwillingness of some Republicans to cooperate or even acknowledge the truth. Those Republicans who wish to distance themselves from the comment will find the easiest way to do so would be to work towards the common good, instead of shouting it down.
Wilson may have apologized, blaming his emotions, but it shows his true motive, which is powered by misinformation and will not be swayed, regardless of the facts. I would take his comment as proof that the senator either never read the proposed legislation, did not understand his legislation, or is being fueled by the right wing opposition, as heard on such programs found on Fox News.
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