Bernie Sanders decided to continue his campaign event following the shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. He finally decided to cancel the event on Sunday. Aren’t liberals so compassionate?
Three Republican presidential candidates announced Thursday that they had canceled campaign events in the wake of a mass shooting in a Charleston, South Carolina church on Wednesday night.
But Vermont Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders risked incurring the wrath of mourners Thursday afternoon by holding a planned rally about pension benefits on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol as mourners grieved.
Just yards away, members of Congress and their staff were holding a memorial observance to honor the nine people killed in the massacre.
After broad criticism, the Sanders campaign late Thursday afternoon canceled a Sunday rally scheduled for Charleston, despite booking a larger venue for it earlier in the day.
Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Brendan Boyle and Ohio Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur joined Sanders at a podium for the union pensions event.
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