Two simple sentences humiliate GOP senator who accused Afghan war veteran of being soft on terror
Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) learned a valuable lesson about attacking his opponent on Twitter this week.

After an uprising and filibuster in the U.S. Senate demanding a vote on the bill that would restrict people on the FBI's no-fly list from purchasing guns, Blunt grabbed a few random factoids to ramp up fears about Islamic terrorism. He accused his opponent, Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander, of refusing to acknowledge the right-wing catchphrase "radical Islamic terrorism."

The problem with Blunt's Twitter attack, however, is that Kandar is a veteran of the war in Afghanistan. Kander brilliantly laid the smack down in his Twitter response, shaming Blunt to think before he tweets.

Blunt received three draft deferments for the Vietnam War as a college student in the late 1960s, according to the Kansas City Star. However, Blunt’s office didn't disclose the information until 2015.

“Anytime anybody ever asked me about that, I would have said I had student deferments and was then included in the first year of the lottery,” he said on a press call.