Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) got taken to school and utterly humiliated on Tuesday when claimed that the Founding Fathers would never have approved of restrictions, lockdowns, and mask orders in order to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the United States.

Of course, Jordan conveniently neglected to mention that 336,000 Americans are dead from the virus, which is spreading, and that a more virulent strain of the disease that originated in the United Kingdom has now been located in the U.S., which could be very bad news as vaccines slowly roll out across the country.

Historians were quick to pummel Jordan with facts and references to similar moments in American history and how U.S. leaders acted:

Others on social media also weighed in on Jordan’s tweet:

Wouldn’t it be nice if we had more historians in elected office than hacks like Jim Jordan? We the people need to do our best to make that happen.

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