Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) examined out a colourful flip of phrases on Tuesday as he argued towards gun management lower than 24 hours after a mass capturing in Boulder, Colorado, claimed 10 lives.
It didn’t go nicely for the Louisiana lawmaker.
“We do not need more gun control,” he claimed on Fox News. “We need more idiot control.”
Kennedy additionally twice on Tuesday made the false comparability that background checks and different fundamental gun management measures are akin to dealing with drunk drivers by taking automobiles away from sober drivers.
“I don’t even know what to say to that, it’s so stupid,” CNN’s Jake Tapper noticed on the air in response.
The comparability… and his “idiot control” feedback… caused Kennedy’s name to trend on Twitter.
Many identified the logical fallacy of his argument. Others simply famous a great place to start out the “idiot control” is likely to be with sure lawmakers:
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