House Dem: I’ve done my own reconnaissance and can assure you the VA is rock solid in Florida

posted at 11:21 am on May 29, 2014 by Allahpundit

A memorable moment from last night’s House hearing courtesy of Florida’s Corrine Brown, whose congressional legacy is already secure. I’ll say this for her: It takes guts to double down on your faith in the VA after yesterday’s IG report, at a moment when more prominent Democrats like Al Franken and Jeanne Shaheen are running in terror from Shinseki.

Then again, it’s a fine line between “guts” and “reckless stupidity.” Remember this story from a few weeks ago?

Three mental health administrators at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville have been placed on administrative leave after U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs officials found a “secret” waiting list of more than 200 patients, a local union president said Thursday.

The director of the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, Thomas Wisnieski, however, said what officials found was a paper list of patients who needed appointment callbacks. That list isn’t considered proper protocol, Wisnieski said.

Wisnieski said the list was not a secret waiting list, but he also said he did not know about it until a VA team discovered it while visiting the hospital Tuesday for a review…

Some of the patients on the list had been waiting six months or more for an appointment when the goal of VA hospitals is to schedule appointments within 14 days of getting a call, she said.

A few hours before Brown made this speech at the hearing, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced that he was suing the VA in Florida for “stonewalling” state health inspectors. Local VA hospitals have turned away the inspectors repeatedly on grounds that Florida has no authority over federal hospitals, which may be a winning argument in court but looks ludicrously shady now that the public’s paying close attention to the scandal. (For Scott, who’s up for reelection this fall, it’s a brilliant bit of retail politics.) Speaking of which, if you read nothing else today, make sure you read Hal Scherz’s piece in the Journal recounting “war stories” from doctors who worked at the VA. If there’s any government agency that needs health inspectors peering over its shoulder, it’s this one:

In my experience at VA hospitals in San Antonio and San Diego, patients were seen in clinics that were understaffed and overscheduled. Appointments for X-rays and other tests had to be scheduled months in advance, and longer for surgery. Hospital administrators limited operating time, making sure that work stopped by 3 p.m. Consequently, the physician in charge kept a list of patients who needed surgery and rationed the available slots to those with the most urgent problems.

Scott Barbour, an orthopedic surgeon and a friend, trained at the Miami VA hospital. In an attempt to get more patients onto the operating-room schedule, he enlisted fellow residents to clean the operating rooms between cases and transport patients from their rooms into the surgical suites. Instead of offering praise for their industriousness, the chief of surgery reprimanded the doctors and put a stop to their actions. From his perspective, they were not solving a problem but were making federal workers look bad, and creating more work for others, like nurses, who had to take care of more post-op patients.

At the VA hospital in St. Louis, urologist Michael Packer, a former partner of mine, had difficulty getting charts from the medical records department. He and another resident hunted them down themselves. It was easier for department workers to say that they couldn’t find a chart than to go through the trouble of looking. Without these records, patients could not receive care, which was an unacceptable situation to these doctors. Not long after they began doing this, they were warned to stand down.

According to Scherz, the best news a vet could get from the VA was that the service he needed was unavailable. In that case he’d be sent to a doctor in private practice, who wouldn’t stick him on a secret wait list to languish for months. Even doctors within the agency, in other words, preferred to voucher this problem out in the name of getting prompt care for their patients.

As for Brown, she’s got to nothing to worry about in terms of an electoral backlash when, not if, this assurance of VA quality blows up in her face. Like most House incumbents, her seat is safe as can be. She won her last election by nearly 45 points.


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Great to pack the libtards into a single gerrymandered district.

That is the only way an ignormus like her could get elected.

txdoc on May 29, 2014 at 12:02 PM

And Democrats like to mock Gowdy?

lynncgb on May 29, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Good luck translating the sentence starting at the 2:20 mark.

MrKleenexMuscles on May 29, 2014 at 12:01 PM

This thing clearly was an early adopter of Ebonics.

Happy Nomad on May 29, 2014 at 12:03 PM

One point in her screwy diatribe is that there is a new cemetary. Yep, that’s what veterans are clamoring for…more cemetaries.

Galtian on May 29, 2014 at 11:45 AM

Yep. That ironic tidbit caught my ear. Only, I heard it as “simiteries”.

Reminds me of the 2005 hearings on Fannie and Freddie… Dems screeching “all is well!!!”

mankai on May 29, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Yes! That was my first observation (after the hair). Why is she almost screaming? Yes, we notice you sitting at the dais. You want recognition? You got it. Beclown yourself!

freedomfirst on May 29, 2014 at 12:03 PM

peacenprosperity on May 29, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Duuuuuvvvvaaalll!!!!

tlynch001 on May 29, 2014 at 12:04 PM

And Democrats like to mock Gowdy?

lynncgb on May 29, 2014 at 12:02 PM

I love Trey but, you’ve got to admit, he does have weird hair too.

Happy Nomad on May 29, 2014 at 12:04 PM

we have a democrat mayor that was elected with the help of $800,000 from george soros

peacenprosperity on May 29, 2014 at 12:01 PM

do you have any proof of this wild assetrion?

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Does that thing have a chin strap?

CurtZHP on May 29, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Can our reps even serve as one of the Queen’s Guard?

de rigueur on May 29, 2014 at 12:05 PM

I knew our educational system was pretty screwed up, but I had no idea how bad it was. We are doomed.

NOMOBO on May 29, 2014 at 12:02 PM

She went to COLLEGE?? o_O Howinell is it she went to college and never mastered the basic rules of sentence construction??

Seriously, I don’t mind accents and all, but for feckin’ out loud–SOUND intelligent!

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Sheila Jackson(walking on mars) Lee, Maxine Waters&Corrine Brown, a trifecta of incompetence.

This is embarrassing,

jmtham156 on May 29, 2014 at 12:07 PM

The Donald: HAW HAW!

Christien on May 29, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Sheila Jackson(walking on mars) Lee, Maxine Waters&Corrine Brown, a trifecta of incompetence.

jmtham156 on May 29, 2014 at 12:07 PM

why are you grouping them together? it wouldnt have anything to do with there skin colours now would it? cause that would be racist.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Yes! That was my first observation (after the hair). Why is she almost screaming? Yes, we notice you sitting at the dais. You want recognition? You got it. Beclown yourself!

freedomfirst on May 29, 2014 at 12:03 PM

That wasn’t screaming–that was o-fended ahtrage! And indeegnashun at having to BE on Cap-it-all Heel duhring suppah houah! An’ she missed some inpotant TV shaw…or sumpin’…

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:09 PM

WTF

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Bishop on May 29, 2014 at 12:11 PM

why are you grouping them together? it wouldnt have anything to do with there skin colours now would it? cause that would be racist.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Of course it would, these three only see things through the prism of race. Calling them out for being racist, isn’t being racist.

Tater Salad on May 29, 2014 at 12:11 PM

why are you grouping them together? it wouldnt have anything to do with there skin colours now would it? cause that would be racist.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:09 PM

No. The grouping is by IQ.

But their total IQ being what it is, you can’t be blamed for missing it, and seeing only skin color.

de rigueur on May 29, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Sheila Jackson(walking on mars) Lee, Maxine Waters&Corrine Brown, a trifecta of incompetence.

This is embarrassing,

jmtham156 on May 29, 2014 at 12:07 PM

You forgot the dulcet, lilting tones of Frederica Wilson–there’s your trifecta (using Biden/Common Core Dem math)… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Affirmative action success story, dumb as rocks!

rjoco1 on May 29, 2014 at 12:12 PM

She went to COLLEGE?? o_O Howinell is it she went to college and never mastered the basic rules of sentence construction??

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:06 PM

a lot of people dont come across all that well when speaking but are excellent writers. you cant she is stupid just cause she speaks a certain way.

by the way this woman has a higher level of educational attainment then most commentors on this site.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:13 PM

why are you grouping them together? it wouldnt have anything to do with there skin colours now would it? cause that would be racist.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:09 PM

there =their
colours=colors
Try some caps

…grouping you in there with them.

msupertas on May 29, 2014 at 12:13 PM

cause that would be racist.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:09 PM

We’re all racists now and it means nothing any more.

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 12:13 PM

I love Trey but, you’ve got to admit, he does have weird hair too.

Happy Nomad on May 29, 2014 at 12:04 PM

At least Trey’s hair has had a more-than-passing acquaintance with a brush and comb…

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:14 PM

God, HA is such entertainment.

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Heckuva job, Brown!

Christien on May 29, 2014 at 12:15 PM

I’d always wondered what became of Mata Hari of Lancelot Link fame.

Anti-Statist on May 29, 2014 at 12:15 PM

a lot of people dont come across all that well when speaking but are excellent writers. you cant she is stupid just cause she speaks a certain way.

by the way this woman has a higher level of educational attainment then most commentors on this site.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:13 PM

Some don’t come across all that well when typing either. She’s an idiot, any degree she has was given to her just because…well, you know.

msupertas on May 29, 2014 at 12:15 PM

Once gain, what is it with the State of Florida electing retarded children to Congress…?

JohnGalt23 on May 29, 2014 at 12:15 PM

it wouldnt have anything to do with there skin colours now would it? cause that would be racist.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:09 PM

“Colours”… UK? Canada? Nigeria?

RWM’s sock puppet?

de rigueur on May 29, 2014 at 12:16 PM

I love Trey but, you’ve got to admit, he does have weird hair too.

Happy Nomad on May 29, 2014 at 12:04 PM

I think Gowdy’s hair looks positively tame in comparison.

That thing on her head is frightening.

lynncgb on May 29, 2014 at 12:16 PM

I love Trey but, you’ve got to admit, he does have weird hair too.

Happy Nomad on May 29, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Only elitist leftist writers, like Dana Millbank, focus on his hair

Gowdy, who deploys courtroom theatrics on the House floor and in committee hearings, often wears his gray hair long and slicked back and has gained attention for wild-eyed, high-volume bursts of pious indignation.

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 12:16 PM

This KochBrain writes exactly like nonp. Must be another graduate of the harvard school of animal husbandry.

BeachBum on May 29, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Sheila Jackson(walking on mars) Lee, Maxine Waters&Corrine Brown, a trifecta of incompetence.

jmtham156 on May 29, 2014 at 12:07 PM

You’ve gotta shoehorn Hank “Guam might tip over” Johnson in there somewhere.

Happy Nomad on May 29, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Some don’t come across all that well when typing either. She’s an idiot, any degree she has was given to her just because…well, you know.

msupertas on May 29, 2014 at 12:15 PM

The academic version of gerrymandering…?

JohnGalt23 on May 29, 2014 at 12:17 PM

why are you grouping them together? it wouldnt have anything to do with there skin colours now would it? cause that would be racist.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:09 PM

I’m sure there is no correlation.

Do you think their skin color has something to do with their stupidity?

Or is it pure coincidence?

It seems that if white people were this stupid, they’d have trouble being elected.

Bigbullets on May 29, 2014 at 12:17 PM

She’s obviously hiding some vets in that condor’s nest.

msupertas on May 29, 2014 at 12:17 PM

by the way this woman has a higher level of educational attainment then most commenters on this site.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:13 PM

Your brain must be on crack if you are trying to defend her,….and I thought the Obamaphone lady was bad.

PS. I corrected the spelling in your post.

Tater Salad on May 29, 2014 at 12:17 PM

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014

Lead paint chips are a hell of a drug.

CurtZHP on May 29, 2014 at 12:17 PM

it wouldnt have anything to do with there skin colours now would it? cause that would be racist.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Tell us, is proper use of the word “their” also racist?

Just want to be on the lookout…

JohnGalt23 on May 29, 2014 at 12:18 PM

a lot of people dont come across all that well when speaking but are excellent writers. you cant she is stupid just cause she speaks a certain way.

by the way this woman has a higher level of educational attainment then most commentors on this site.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:13 PM

She only comes across as stupid, because she is stupid.

It’s not her fault.

Bigbullets on May 29, 2014 at 12:18 PM

a lot of people dont come across all that well when speaking but are excellent writers. you cant she is stupid just cause she speaks a certain way.

by the way this woman has a higher level of educational attainment then most commentors on this site.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:13 PM

Norm Crosby used to mangle the English language, too, but HE did it intentionally. This woman is college educated and should KNOW better. And yes, I CAN claim she “is stupid” because she exercises absolutely NO care to ensure she sounds intelligent, intelligible or knowledgeable.

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:18 PM

I am a black conservative. Can anyone explain why black liberals all find the need to shout?

cat-scratch on May 29, 2014 at 12:19 PM

It seems that if white people were this stupid, they’d have trouble being elected.

Bigbullets on May 29, 2014 at 12:17 PM

stupidity proved to not be a hinderance for alot of white repuglicans getting elected to office. some of them even made it all the way to the oval office.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Corrine Browne — Math is hard!

tanked59 on May 29, 2014 at 12:21 PM

de rigueur on May 29, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Yep. I noticed that slip up, too. Maybe it’s Piers Morgan.

Christien on May 29, 2014 at 12:21 PM

I am a black conservative. Can anyone explain why black liberals all find the need to shout?

cat-scratch on May 29, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Just habit, from standing on street corners…shouting..HEY HEY HO HO GEORGE BUSH HAS GOTTA GO.

msupertas on May 29, 2014 at 12:22 PM

I sure hope she investigated her FL VA facility with more rigor than she used in purchasing that laughable wig on top of her empty dome.

stop2think on May 29, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Ms Brown, if it’s good enough for veterans, it’s good enough for members of Congress. I bet her tune would change quickly once it was her family members waiting 6 months to be seen!

dominigan on May 29, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Said the fox guarding the henhouse. Nothing to see here move along.

neyney on May 29, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Can anyone explain why black liberals all find the need to shout?

cat-scratch on May 29, 2014 at 12:19 PM

i detest shouting.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:23 PM

stupidity proved to not be a hinderance for alot of white repuglicans getting elected to office. some of them even made it all the way to the oval office.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Jimmy Carter was not a Republican.

Bigbullets on May 29, 2014 at 12:23 PM

I’d always wondered what became of Mata Hari of Lancelot Link fame.

Anti-Statist on May 29, 2014 at 12:15 PM

I was reminded of Johnny (the “hand” puppet of Senor Wences). I kept expecting Brown to say “Easy for you, for me ees very deefeecult!”

Happy Nomad on May 29, 2014 at 12:24 PM

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Bless yer heart

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:24 PM

by the way this woman has a higher level of educational attainment then most commenters on this site.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:13 PM

Why play the race card?

libfreeordie on May 4, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Those of you whe feel your views ate rooted in sound logic, should ask yourselves why you’re so defensive.

urban elitist on May 22, 2014 at 11:58 AM

If anything, the President represents America.

jim56 on May 21, 2014 at 4:24 PM

Just give it a rest with the constant grievance politics.

libfreeordie on May 15, 2014 at 8:32 AM

This is going to go down as one of the stupidest unforced errors in geopolitical histiry.

everdiso on May 7, 2014 at 12:49 PM

I mean you guys did read the excerpt of that email specifically titled “Benghazi”, right?
And you noticed that there was not one reference to a video in that section, right?
I mean, you read it, right?

everdisodumb on April 30, 2014 at 3:40 PM

We now know who lostmotherland is…
In response to the question ‘How do you think Ted Cruz became a Senator?’ one of Hot Air’s resident Progtard ‘scholars’ responded:

‘Gerrymandering.’
- lostmotherland on October 17, 2013 at 1:39 PM

So the State of Texas, IN ITS FVCKING ENTIRETY, is gerrymandered?
Gerrymandering only factors into House seats and state/local districts. And, of course, it is not limited to one party
- Me
lostmotherland = Touré
Resist We Much on November 14, 2013 at 7:04 PM

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 12:24 PM

What a farking idiot. A box of rocks has a higher IQ than ole CoRine.

Atilla on May 29, 2014 at 12:25 PM

i detest shouting.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Your a racist.

Bigbullets on May 29, 2014 at 12:25 PM

why are you grouping them together? it wouldnt have anything to do with there skin colours now would it? cause that would be racist.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Because they might the three most ignorant people in Congress-The forth(that had her hair done like Lee was put in jail-name? from the south somewhere,another looney.

jmtham156 on May 29, 2014 at 12:25 PM

stupidity proved to not be a hinderance for alot of white repuglicans

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Hey Sparky, you can’t get into the club until you can spell rethuglicans correctly. Capiche?

NOMOBO on May 29, 2014 at 12:25 PM

Ironically, her bday is…wait for it…Veterans Day.

SMH

Christien on May 29, 2014 at 12:26 PM

This is MY Congresswoman, ain’t I lucky? This is possibly one of the most gerrymandered districts in the United States, made to maintain a minority presence in the U.S. Congress. It is a seat guaranteed for life, or until she decides to retire and pass it on to one of her heirs. The truth is, besides being moronic, she actually does nothing at all for her district except ensure that programs designed to keep them poor, uneducated and dependent continue ad infinitum. If people actually could advance themselves, they might see the foolishness of keeping her in office, but alas it is unlikely to ever be (at least in what remains of my lifetime.)

I’d move if I could afford it, but in this market I’m upside down already.

As I said, ain’t I lucky?

theoldprofessor on May 29, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Fooled ya, it was a Sat. Nite Live skit……..

APACHEWHOKNOWS on May 29, 2014 at 11:27 AM

Heh.

I thought for sure AP was punking us again with another story from The Onion

ShainS on May 29, 2014 at 12:27 PM

It’s not her fault.

Bigbullets on May 29, 2014 at 12:18 PM

True – coolpubica says that the whiteys don’t fund schools with enough dough for the education of the black kids (never mind Detroit and other latrines in the land).

It’s all whitey’s fault.

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Hey Sparky, you can’t get into the club until you can spell rethuglicans correctly. Capiche?

NOMOBO on May 29, 2014 at 12:25 PM

The Brain is nothing if not original.

Bigbullets on May 29, 2014 at 12:27 PM

At least Trey’s hair has had a more-than-passing acquaintance with a brush and comb…

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:14 PMAt least Trey’s hair has had a more-than-passing acquaintance with a brush and comb…

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:14 PM

It also grows on his own head, not taken by force from a rabid sheepdog.

katy the mean old lady on May 29, 2014 at 12:27 PM

ill admit ms browns hair is somewhat unfortunate..but that doesnt negate any of the merits of what shes saying. try engaging her on an intellectual level instead of focusing on superfical things.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:29 PM

The forth(that had her hair done like Lee was put in jail-name? from the south somewhere,another looney.

jmtham156 on May 29, 2014 at 12:25 PM

Cynthia McKinney?

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:29 PM

She resembles Maxine Waters.

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Mentally as well as physically.

Bitter Clinger on May 29, 2014 at 12:29 PM

by the way this woman has a higher level of educational attainment then most commentors on this site.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:13 PM

There is absolutely no correlation between her “educational attainment” and the academic degrees she’s received. Or else Florida A&M and the University of Florida better pray that Obama’s college rating system never makes it off the ground.

de rigueur on May 29, 2014 at 12:29 PM

True – coolpubica says that the whiteys don’t fund schools with enough dough for the education of the black kids (never mind Detroit and other latrines in the land).

It’s all whitey’s fault.

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Not to mention, the white man also sells them crack.

Bigbullets on May 29, 2014 at 12:30 PM

It also grows on his own head, not taken by force from a rabid sheepdog.

katy the mean old lady on May 29, 2014 at 12:27 PM

He can (and does) TOTALLY rock the James K Polk look!

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:31 PM

ill admit ms browns hair is somewhat unfortunate..but that doesnt negate any of the merits of what shes saying. try engaging her on an intellectual level instead of focusing on superfical things.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:29 PM

Her hair is her greatest intellectual asset.

Bigbullets on May 29, 2014 at 12:31 PM

try engaging her on an intellectual level instead of focusing on superfical things.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:29 PM

LOL!! You try engaging her on an intellectual level! You’re made for each other.

de rigueur on May 29, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Cynthia McKinney?

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:29 PM

Bingo!!!!! God I miss her.

jmtham156 on May 29, 2014 at 12:32 PM

by the way this woman has a higher level of educational attainment then most commentors on this site.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:13 PM

You can lead a horse to college, but you can’t make her think.

NOMOBO on May 29, 2014 at 12:33 PM

In the immortal words of Larry the Cable Guy – “Now that’s funny”.

Tater Salad on May 29, 2014 at 12:33 PM

ill admit ms browns hair is somewhat unfortunate..but that doesnt negate any of the merits of what shes saying. try engaging her on an intellectual level instead of focusing on superfical things.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:29 PM

her meds notwithstanding, i’ve heard more intelligent (and better constructed) sentences from three-year-olds.

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:33 PM

That poor woman. It’s a miracle she survived that head-on collision with the otter.

dreadnought62 on May 29, 2014 at 11:26 AM

LMAO!

JannyMae on May 29, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Same topic, health…speaking of beautiful chicks, see Drudge.

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 11:30 AM

I emailed Matt, told him I’d give him a dollar to switch the cover photo with this one. ; )

Bmore on May 29, 2014 at 12:34 PM

ill admit ms browns hair is somewhat unfortunate..but that doesnt negate any of the merits of what shes saying. try engaging her on an intellectual level instead of focusing on superfical things.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:29 PM

I’d rather have a conversation with a Muscovy duck.

katy the mean old lady on May 29, 2014 at 12:34 PM

ms browns hair is somewhat unfortunate…

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:29 PM

Somewhat unfortunate! BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAA!!!

Like someone snuck up behind her and plopped that scary piece of roadkill on her unsuspecting head!

You’re killin’ me!

CurtZHP on May 29, 2014 at 12:35 PM

I emailed Matt, told him I’d give him a dollar to switch the cover photo with this one. ; )

Bmore on May 29, 2014 at 12:34 PM

Superb

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 12:35 PM

P.S. Nice Whig.

Bmore on May 29, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Her hair is her greatest intellectual asset.

Bigbullets on May 29, 2014 at 12:31 PM

She should come out with her hair on her hand, like a puppet…let it talk during committee business, I think her district would elect the hair after comparing the two.

msupertas on May 29, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Bingo!!!!! God I miss her.

jmtham156 on May 29, 2014 at 12:32 PM

She was smarter than all of them.

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 12:36 PM

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 12:35 PM

On another front. No word yet on the missing one.

Bmore on May 29, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Her hair is her greatest intellectual asset.

Bigbullets on May 29, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Koch’s brother is funny too.

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 12:37 PM

On another front. No word yet on the missing one.

Bmore on May 29, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Give it time.

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 12:37 PM

a lot of people dont come across all that well when speaking but are excellent writers. you cant she is stupid just cause she speaks a certain way.

by the way this woman has a higher level of educational attainment then most commentors on this site. ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:13 PM

Are you attempting to demonstrate that she’s smarter than you? Taking one for the team eh?

Akzed on May 29, 2014 at 12:37 PM

The truth is, besides being moronic, she actually does nothing at all for her district except ensure that programs designed to keep them poor, uneducated and dependent continue ad infinitum.

theoldprofessor on May 29, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Like she says,

Her constituents agree that her campaign slogan, “Corrine Delivers,” is perhaps the most apt description of her style of public service, as she has brought hundreds of millions of federal dollars back to communities throughout her district and the state of Florida.

And that’s how you keep ‘em down on the farm.

de rigueur on May 29, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Why does Corrine Brown hate the poor and minorities? They use the VA Hospitals, and for many of them, it may be the only hospital they can afford.

No Truce With Kings on May 29, 2014 at 12:38 PM

Koch has another superb brother, MarxmyWord.

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 12:38 PM

Crap, forgot to link it. Nice Whig.

Bmore on May 29, 2014 at 12:41 PM

Congrats Allahpundit, you managed to find a story to report on instead of propagating liberal polls.

Bleed_thelizard on May 29, 2014 at 12:42 PM

Classic Bigbullets catch-of-the-day from three days ago:

I DO NOT OPPOSE LAWS AGAINST MURDER.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 26, 2014 at 10:32 PM

ShainS on May 29, 2014 at 12:42 PM

Congrats Allahpundit, you managed to find a story to report on instead of propagating liberal polls.

Bleed_thelizard on May 29, 2014 at 12:42 PM

Liberal trolls are traffic gold.

Bigbullets on May 29, 2014 at 12:43 PM

Classic Bigbullets catch-of-the-day from three days ago:

I DO NOT OPPOSE LAWS AGAINST MURDER.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 26, 2014 at 10:32 PM

ShainS on May 29, 2014 at 12:42 PM

*swells with pride*

Bigbullets on May 29, 2014 at 12:44 PM

ShainS on May 29, 2014 at 12:42 PM

THAT was epic!

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:46 PM

Hooray for big government liberalism!

John the Libertarian on May 29, 2014 at 12:46 PM

*swells with pride*

Bigbullets on May 29, 2014 at 12:44 PM

[slips BB a double Whatchudrinkin'...enters as "Hero's Welcome"...]

Newtie and the Beauty on May 29, 2014 at 12:47 PM

by the way this woman has a higher level of educational attainment then most commentors on this site.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 29, 2014 at 12:13 PM

Ha ha. What is “educational attainment”?

Did she attain superfluous achievement of a rarified quality?

By the way, you may be correct in the demographics of commenters (correct spelling) at HA, but you’re only guessing. I’m also not sure anyone would choose to “attain” the same edumacational opportunities that Ms. Brown chose. I’m not sure those credentials measure up to others. The evidence here indicates otherwise.

freedomfirst on May 29, 2014 at 12:48 PM

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