Brian Mast has already given two legs in the service of his country.
Now in his second term in Congress, he’s given more in public service than most Americans ever will.
On Thursday, he gave CNN’s Jake Tapper a lesson in democracy — and class.
The Florida Republican, who lost his legs to an improvised explosive device while serving with the Army in Afghanistan in 2010, was responding to a snide aside Tapper delivered Wednesday night during a panel discussion about last week’s violent incursion by supporters of President Donald Trump at the Capitol.
CNN host Dana Bash noted that video showed some of those involved in the incursion had said Trump told his followers to go to the Capitol — as though that were proof that Trump was responsible for what followed.
Tapper picked up