Chris Kyle's death seems to confirm that "he who lives by the sword dies by the sword." Treating PTSD at a firing range doesn't make sense—
Ron Paul (@RonPaul) February 04, 2013
Not only is Ron Paul disgusting and shameful, he’s uninformed and wrong about post-traumatic stress disorder, too.
So are all of these other amateur psychiatrists who think they know something about PTSD:
Former U.S. Army Ranger Sean Parnell addressed this point during an appearance on Fox and Friends this morning:
A lot of people are asking why are you taking somebody that’s struggling out to go shooting. Well shooting for guys like us in the military is a very, very familiar skill set. It’s like taking a basketball player out to shoot hoops, you know. And so, shooting with military veterans that are trying to re-adjust can be very healing, and Chris [Kyle] really used that well to his advantage to help people.
Many Twitter users, including a number of veterans, also set the record straight: