GOP senator mocked for grandstanding against antifa
Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) was brutally mocked on Twitter on Tuesday after a far-right activist posted on Twitter that Kentucky's junior senator was planning to subpoena Antifa.


"BREAKING REPORT: Rand Paul has called to SUBPOENA ANTIFA plane records, hotel records, all travel records & all funding," former GOP candidate Chuck Callesto posted on Twitter.

Antifa, which is short for anti-fascist, is not an actual group that has an address or membership to subpoena. That fatal flaw in Paul's reasoning was on full display as "Antifa HQ" trended on Twitter, though many users also reminded Paul that America's Greatest Generation is renowned for beating the fascists in World War II.

Here's some of what people were saying about Sen. Paul: