Florida Rep. Curt Clawson repeatedly addressed two United States government officials as if they were representatives of the Indian government during a congressional hearing on Thursday—presumably because they both had dark skin and South Asian names. Foreign Policy has the scoop. Some video (Foreign Policy has a few more uncomfortable moments at their site):
Clawson won the election to represent Florida's 19th District ...
... after the previous officeholder, Trey Radel, was arrested for cocaine possession and resigned.
This post has been updated with video.
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