During a casual town hall meeting with constituents at an Uno Bar and Grill in Gurnee, Illinois, freshman Rep. Joe Walsh exploded when a pair of participants dared suggest that banks deserve at least some of the blame for the current financial crisis.

Walsh, a “Tea Party favorite” who was recently received a pro-family award from the Family Research Council despite owing over $117,000 in unpaid child support to his ex-wife, angrily insisted that he “[didn't] want government meddling in the marketplace.”

A constituent who correctly noted that the marketplace was meddling in government by successfully installing bank lobbyists in federal oversight bodies was later asked to leave by a clearly irate Walsh who aggressively insisted he be quiet.

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