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State Dept. Asks Twitter Users for Solutions to Fight 'Violent Extremism' — So, GOP Senator Gives Them Some Ideas

"Glad you asked-I have some ideas..."

Republican candidate for Arkansas' 4th Congressional District Tom Cotton of Dardnelle, Ark. Credit: AP

On Friday afternoon, the U.S. State Department asked Twitter users to offer their “solutions” for countering “violent extremism.”

In addition to a number of sarcastic responses, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) offered the State Department a number of solutions to counter extremism. They probably weren't what the department had in mind.

It seems Sen. Cotton is of the belief that the best way to defeat extremists, like those fighting for the Islamic State terrorist group, is to take them out.

(H/T: Mediaite)

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