On Tuesday, noted leftist icon Chelsea Manning, convicted of treason and aiding the enemy after illegally releasing 700,000 documents, but released from prison by former president Barack Obama, decided to offer the most ridiculous assertion about how to deal with criminals ever made:

Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro, fed-up with the leftist world of lollipops and roses when it comes to justice, fired back:

Manning decided to engage in an argument with Shapiro:

That prompted this blunt reply from Shapiro:

Shapiro’s response was quite popular among those who regard Manning as a traitor, not an icon: