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Let's set the scene: It's another morning on Washington Journal, the C-SPAN program that allows we, the people, to call in and ask questions of our representatives.

This particular morning, December 17, 2015, Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va), who defeated former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a primary challenge last year, is taking questions about a year-end spending bill.

Enter Glen, or perhaps, Glenn, ostensibly a Democrat from Salt Lake City, Utah. Glen(n) has two questions for the congressman:

That's right, Glen(n) offered up these two probing questions: 1) "We're spending all this money, where are we gettin' the money from?" and 2) "Can I shit in your mouth?"

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Here's Brat's brief, but just perceptible, reaction to the caller's query:

Host John McArdle quickly apologized to Brat and said "We don’t take that kind of language here on The Washington Journal. We’ll move on."

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But will we ever truly move on? The questions is, perhaps, best answered by YouTube commenter Old Hippie, who added:

The caller..10.000.000 points Washington 0 points.. Caller wins hands down..lol Peace Old Hippie

Political discourse rules. Peace, Old Hippie.

Ethan Chiel is a reporter for Fusion, writing mostly about the internet and technology. You can (and should) email him at ethan.chiel@fusion.net