Rep. Mo Brooks was a hero during this morning’s attack on Republican members of Congress, using his belt as a tourniquet to slow the bleeding of Steve Scalise’s gunshot wound.
Montel Williams was impressed, but wants to make sure you know he still doesn’t like the guy.
Twitter was fairly unimpressed with the classless inclusion of that caveat.
We are Americans and humans first. Compassion for our fellow humans shouldn't be bound by political boundaries.
— Scott M. Gagnon (@ScottMGagnon) June 14, 2017
Glad you were able to distance yourself from his politics before praising him for being a hero. You planned that really well.
— Slette (@epslette) June 14, 2017
I would argue that since we are all Americans…this is a good time to show some love to all, regardless of political affiliation.
— Pradheep J. Shanker (@Neoavatara) June 14, 2017
He says it was necessary: