Since Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) was shot last Wednesday morning, most Americans — regardless of party affiliation — have set politics aside to wish the House Majority Whip a speedy recovery.
Some have been less tactful, like MSNBC's Joy Reid, who all but suggested Scalise “deserved” what he got for his pro-gun, anti-LGBTQ voting record.
Star Trek actor and activist George Takei went the latter route choosing to address what he saw was the universe's way of making things right:
But it wasn't long before people reminded Takei why exactly Scalise had needed saving in the first place:
Scalise, who was upgraded from critical condition to serious condition on Saturday, was reportedly able to speak with his wife for the first time over the weekend. However, he still has a long road to recovery.