Thu, Aug 9, 2012 3:08 PM EDT

Illinois Republican Representative Joe Walsh actually went there with the patronizing, racist remarks. At a BBQ in his district on Sunday, Walsh called the president "son" and said he wanted to "pat him on the head." "There's something different on the ground, and I think it's going to overtake us all again, think it's going to overtake the political class," Walsh said. "I think it's going to respectfully pick this president up and pat him on the head and say, son, son, son, Mr. President, you were never ready to be president, now go home and work for somebody and find out how the real world works." Here's video of the whole thing: