On Wednesday afternoon, CNN host Jake Tapper got it into his head that slandering a GOP war veteran who lost both of his legs in combat while fighting for our country — on live television — was a good idea.
“What you’re saying is relevant because Congressman Brian Mast, a Republican from Florida, who lost his legs, by the way, fighting for democracy abroad, although I don’t know about his commitment to it here in the United States,” Tapper said while Congress debated the impeachment.
Tapper has never served a day in his life, yet he thinks that he has the right to question a veteran war hero?
War veteran Brian Mast took to Twitter, where he responded to Tapper’s comment with fury.
“I lost two legs for Jake Tapper’s right to say whatever the hell he wants,” Mast began. “But that free speech also protects the Republicans he is so eager to condemn for asking Constitutional questions about the election.”
Still, Tapper refused to apologize for slandering Mast. Instead, he continued to condemn any Republican who dares to question the election results despite him and his entire network questioning the 2016 election results for 4 whole years.
“You’re a hero for your service, and I’m grateful, as I’ve said before. And yes, I question the commitment to democracy of anyone who spread election lies, signed onto that deranged TX AG lawsuit, and voted to commit sedition. You were not just asking questions,” Tapper responded on Twitter.
Journalist Kyle Becker took this chance to respond, which silenced Tapper for good.