Democrat Rep. Alcee Hastings of Florida shared this medical statistic today:

https://twitter.com/RepHastingsFL/status/482511748516569089

What?

Something doesn’t add up. Did Hastings mean to say something else? Attempts were made to figure it out:

Regardless, the statistic as Hastings phrased it is wildly incorrect:

Iowahawk shared an additional statistic:

The math is settled!

[Update]

Hastings quietly deleted his tweet and replaced it with this one:

Welcome to Twitchy, Rep. Hastings. In case you hadn’t heard, it’s forever!