This is how The System that our Congress has become attempts to silence non-conformist views:[link]
"There was a violation of the rules of the House," said Pelosi spokesman Brendan Daly. "It needs to be resolved by an apology or a resolution."
A Democrat will introduce a "resolution of disapproval" Monday or Tuesday unless Wilson formally apologizes on the House floor…
Of course, this is a political game the Democrats should not try to play:
With apologies to to George Lucas: “You can’t win, Nancy. Strike me down and I shall become more powerful than you can imagine”.
Joe Wilson will join ranks with the other icon of ‘speaking truth to power’: Joe the Plumber.