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Random Encounter: It's because your brown.

At a recent congressional hearing, newly minted Representative for the state of Florida (and newest member of the proud Florida Facepalm Club) Curt Clawson proceeded to take his foot and shove it forcefully into his mouth.   620 more words

Random Musings

VIDEO: Rep. Curt Clawson Mistakes US Officials for Indian Officials

Via foreignpolicy.com

Once in a while you get a gaffe recorded on video that is so amazing, it deserves to be shared far and wide.  This is one such moment. 65 more words

Politics/Diplomacy

"Our 'Real' America": Whiteness Is Still A Proxy For Being American

Anyone can make a fool of himself. So it’s tempting to dismiss last Thursday’s mega-gaffe by Florida Representative Curt Clawson as indicative of nothing more than the fallibility of the human brain. 799 more words

Republicans

Congressman makes horribly embarrassing mistake to U.S. officials, this is a MUST read!

(CNN) — Rep. Curt Clawson, a congressman for all of one month, made an embarrassing mistake this week when he confused two Obama administration officials with representatives from India. 283 more words

News

4 Things Curt Clawson Taught Me

In case you missed it, on Thursday, freshman congressman, Rep. Curt Clawson mistook two U.S. government officials as representatives for the Indian government. Nisha Biswal and Arun Kumar work for the State Dept. 330 more words