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:

Surely she had a good reason, right?

Yeah, not so much:

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.

She’s a very special lady, indeed.

https://twitter.com/ChrisBarnhart/status/461883169654833153

You know, it really is.

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

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

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