‘Time is hard': Eleanor Holmes Norton brings up Iraq War, forgets what century this is [video]

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton represents Washington, D.C. She also represents what happens when you don’t pay attention in history class.

During today’s House Oversight Committee hearing on Benghazi, Holmes Norton thought it made sense to bring up the Iraq War:

http://twitter.com/#!/Just2Opine/status/461879017860501504

Surely she had a good reason, right?

Yeah, not so much:

http://twitter.com/#!/GMFWashington/status/461879590974005249
http://twitter.com/#!/JonahNRO/status/461879606589788160

Of course she did (via The Daily Caller):

Transcript:

“Perhaps the most catastrophic war of the 20th century, invasion by the United States of America.”

Bless her heart.

http://twitter.com/#!/GenNerd/status/461880124980621312
http://twitter.com/#!/AblativMeatshld/status/461880849911119872

She’s a very special lady, indeed.

http://twitter.com/#!/ChrisBarnhart/status/461883169654833153
http://twitter.com/#!/SonnyMaupin/status/461879800492470273
http://twitter.com/#!/BecketAdams/status/461882645572767744
http://twitter.com/#!/reedgalen/status/461879872709996545

You know, it really is.

http://twitter.com/#!/JonahNRO/status/461880056575721475

Well, if you’re gonna get technical about it …

http://twitter.com/#!/BecketAdams/status/461882126498271232

To be fair, though, how can we expect Eleanor Holmes Norton to learn from history when D.C. clearly hasn’t?

http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/461881705830567936

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