HELENA — A Republican Montana state legislator said Wednesday he was talking about weapons of the mind in an online discussion with a tea party leader about stocking up on "ammo" to "attack" socialists.
Rep. James Knox, of Billings, raised some eyebrows with a recent conversation on Facebook.
Knox wrote that he wakes up early with a desire to "attack socialists!!!." The conservative first-term lawmaker goes on to ask a Billings tea party leader for some "ammo."
Knox said in an email to The Associated Press on Wednesday that he was not talking about bullets.
"The mind is a weapon too," he...