Sen. Chris Murphy is getting dragged over this tweet (and thread) where he’s trying to explain how “the 2nd Amendment is about collective, not personal defense.”

First up, let’s tackle the James Madison assertion in tweet No. 4. The reason for the lack of copious notes, of course, is that “it’s an Amendment and therefore didn’t exist until later”:

It is embarrassing, to say the least:

Since Sen. Murphy is a James Madison expert and all, maybe he’d like to answer this one?

But it doesn’t get any better for the Connecticut Dem who also seem ignorant of the Constitution of Connecticut:

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Editor’s note: We’ve corrected an editing error in the headline.