IRS official Faris Fink spent $1499/nite on hotels, was promoted, staged the Anaheim conference, played Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" video.—
Joan of Arc (@OzzieMcHenry) June 05, 2013
At Thursday’s House hearing, Faris Fink, the Commissioner of the Small Business and Self-Employed Division who is now on administrative leave, will no doubt be grilled about his department’s mission to explore strange new $1,500-a-night hotel rooms and seek out new happiness experts. Fink will also most likely be asked to produce the receipts.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa took to Twitter Wednesday to remind everyone what Fink was doing while wasteful spending that he should have objected to as highly illogical was taking place:
How will Fink greet the committee? Place your bets:
We also certainly won’t be hearing Fink say “live long and prosper.”
Another Twitter user tries to come to grips with the surreal:
But we would be remiss if we didn’t also pass along the obligatory “Bush’s fault” tweet: