NICE try! Rep. Ted Lieu wraps self in 1st Amendment after expressing desire to regulate free speech (and drags TRUMP into it)

Try it you will like it

As we told you earlier today, Democrat Rep. Ted Lieu, speaking on CNN, admitted that he’d “love” to regulate free speech, but the First Amendment prevents politicians like him from doing so:

Naturally, Lieu sparked a lot of facepalms with what he accidentally admitted out loud:

However, responding to the criticism, the congressman from California tweeted some attempted defenses of his comments. Here are three:

Notice how Lieu artfully dragged Trump and Republicans into the conversation about what HE said he’d like to regulate. That spin, however, is proving to be a tough sell:

Um, yeah, just a little.

He tried.