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House Republican Obamacare adviser John McAffee
Watch Rachel Maddow's takedown of the GOP's McAfee gambit here

I. Just. Don't. Even.

A 67-year old former murder suspect and American fugitive living in Central America whose drug use is legendary and who bragged about sleeping with ten 17-year old girls [aka McAfee Virus founder John McAfee] was contacted by the House GOP last week to advise them on their investigation of the rollout of the Obamacare website, healthcare.gov.
Even CNBC, which reported the news, could barely suppress their shock and awe:
The House committee responsible for Obamacare oversight asked for expert guidance last week about the troubled launch of the federal Healthcare.gov site from John McAfee, the tech legend once suspected in the murder of his neighbor in Central America, CNBC has learned.

That Republican-controlled committee wanted the McAfee Associates founder to "guide our oversight and review of" the implementation of the federal marketplace selling Obamacare insurance, according to an email obtained by CNBC.com.

After arranging for McAfee to fly to D.C. to share his wisdom, CNBC reports that Republicans pulled the plug on McAfee visit last Wednesday and aren't commenting on the record about it now. Still, how on Earth did this even enter the realm of possibility? It's completely nuts, but the craziest thing of all is that this is nowhere near the craziest thing the GOP has done on Obamacare this month.
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Originally posted to The Jed Report on Wed Oct 23, 2013 at 09:26 AM PDT.

Also republished by Daily Kos.

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