Only 8 of 21 Democratic Hopefuls Expressed Sympathy Monday as Notre Dame Burned

Of the 21 Democratic hopefuls who have entered the 2020 presidential race or are seriously considering it, only eight expressed condolences Monday as an-out-of control blaze ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral.

The seven Democrats who offered sympathetic words on Twitter are: former Vice Presdient Joe Biden, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Minn. Senator Amy Klobuchar, former Maryland Rep. John Delaney, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan, former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, and new age guru Marianne Williamson.

At press time, the rest of the contenders– Texas politician Beto O’Rourke, Mass. Sen. Elizabeth Warren N.J. Sen. Cory Booker, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, Calif. Rep. Eric Swalwell, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, N.Y. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, 88-year-old former Alaska Sen. Mike Gravel, former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Calif. Sen. Kamala Harris, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee,  Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang–were either too busy promoting themselves or bashing President Trump to respond to the horrifying, unimaginable tragedy.

Former Mass. Gov. Bill Weld–who on Monday officially announced his entrance into the primary race, challenging President Trump for the 2020 Republican nomination–also did not publicly comment on the fiery destruction of Notre Dame.

The candidates’ apparent lack of compassion was underscored Monday when even the Church of Satan posted a tweet mourning the destruction of the “historical and architectural treasure.”

About Debra Heine

Debra Heine is a conservative Catholic mom of six and longtime political pundit. She has written for several conservative news websites over the years, including Breitbart and PJ Media.

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