More evidence the White House may not have put a lot of thought into making former Internation Arabian Horse Association commissioner Mike Brown the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency: A new report from Time Magazine shows Brown fudged his resume.
BROWN CLAIM: Worked for the city of Edmond, OK from 1975 to 1978 “overseeing the emergence services division.”
FACT: Brown was actually an assistant to the city manager, says Edmond officials. “The assistant is more like an intern. Department heads did not report to him.” (One former city manager is kinder, allowing, “He was always on time. He always had on a suit and a starched white shirt.)
BROWN CLAIM: Director of the Oklahoma Christian Home nursing facility from 1983 to present.
FACT: The nursing home’s administrator told Time Magazine Brown was “not a person that anyone here is familiar with.”
BROWN CLAIM: “Outstanding Political Science Professor, Central State University”
FACT: According to a director of University Relations at the school, Brown “wasn’t a professor here, he was only a student here.”
(Makes you wonder”¦don’t they check references in the White House?)