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:

https://twitter.com/_RepDanGordon/status/298506534378426369

https://twitter.com/molly_mcmom/status/298518185609670656

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:

https://twitter.com/GunUp0331/status/298510923881119746

https://twitter.com/JustAnotherMo/status/298500854883962880

https://twitter.com/adamsbaldwin/status/298498185050071040

https://twitter.com/JacobS5672/status/298522557278212096

https://twitter.com/MacMathghamhna/status/298514185145425920

https://twitter.com/aweston21/status/298505761464651777

https://twitter.com/Mnpoker/status/298489408842240001

Bingo.