down the hatch
He endorsed technology that would twice warn a computer user about illegal online behavior, "then destroy their computer."
"If we can find some way to do this without destroying their machines, we'd be interested in hearing about that," Hatch said. "If that's the only way, then I'm all for destroying their machines. If you have a few hundred thousand of those, I think people would realize" the seriousness of their actions, he said.
I have a better idea. Let's invent something that would blow up a government official's head when he comes up with an idea so glaringly idiotic that it lowers your brain cell count just by hearing it.
Of course, we'd warn him twice and then blow him up.