A tweet last year from Sen. Rand Paul (quoting Judge Napolitano) caught the eye of Daily Kos founder and Vox Media co-founder Markos Moulitsas:

After the shooting this morning in Alexandria, Virginia, the year-old tweet from Sen. Paul (who was at the baseball practice this morning during the shooting) was used as justification to say this:

Another new low.

Par for the “hot take” course today, sadly.

Good advice.

Editor’s note: The post was updated to point out the additional context as to the Rand Paul tweet: