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.