Pro-NRA Republicans Offer ‘Thoughts And Prayers’ After Church Shooting In Texas
Several NRA-supporting Republicans offered “thoughts and prayers” after 26 people were killed during a mass church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, reports the International Business Times:
News out of Texas is awful. Cathy and I praying for victims and families there, as are millions of our fellow Virginians.
— Ed Gillespie (@EdWGillespie) November 5, 2017
Keeping all harmed in Sutherland Springs in our prayers and grateful for our brave first responders on the scene.
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) November 5, 2017
Elaine & I join w fellow Senators in sending condolences to the Sutherland Springs community, our prayers are w the victims & their families
— Leader McConnell (@SenateMajLdr) November 5, 2017
Anita and I send our prayers to the victims of the shooting in Texas.
— Rick Perry (@SecretaryPerry) November 5, 2017
The “thoughts and prayers” tweets were mocked, notes the International Business Times:
The answer is obvious: Nothing. Same as what they always do.
— David Gorski (@gorskon) November 5, 2017
— Seth Moulton (@sethmoulton) November 5, 2017
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) November 5, 2017
— Rev.Dr. Chuck Currie (@RevChuckCurrie) November 5, 2017