For John, BLUF: Darfur is an embarrassment to the US. Nothing to see here; just move along.
I go with Hot Air, that this is probably a slip of the tongue on the part of DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton
But, the questions raised by Blogger Allahpundit are good ones. There are lots of ways things could spin out of control. There are a lot of pseudo-sophistic folks out there who would shut down what could be an illuminating conversation.
Hat tip to the InstaPundit.
Regards — Cliff