Can 231,445 People Who Want Tom Cotton Tried for Treason Be Wrong? (Yes)

The freshman senator has pre-discredited his foes on the left and the libertarian right in two ways.

It's easy to find political critics of Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton's letter to Iran. Colorado Representative Jared Polis, who represents a safe Democratic seat, labeled Cotton "Tehran Tom"—or as the conservative Washington Times put it, he referred to "Tom Cotton, Army veteran, as ‘Tehran Tom.’" Vice President Joe Biden called Cotton's letter "beneath the dignity of an institution I revere"—or, as Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal put it, Biden insulted a man who "wore the boots in Iraq."

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