In a statement on the massacre, Gov. Texas. Greg Abbott, R., gesê, “Texans across the state are grieving for the victims of this senseless crime and for the community of Uvalde. Cecilia and I mourn this horrific loss, and we urge all Texans to come together to show our unwavering support to all who are suffering.”
It wasn’t long before prominent Twitter users aired their grievances at the Republican governor and other GOP politicians.
“Dankie, Texas Republicans and Gov. Abbott. Enjoy your upcoming talk at the NRA, Abbott,” Daily Beast columnist Wajahat Ali sarcastically wrote.
Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego singled out Texas Senator Ted Cruz, who is also expected to speak at the Friday NRA event, twiet “Just to be clear f— you @tedcruz you f—— baby killer.”
Sy. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., took the opportunity to call for an end to the filibuster, a position that a number of prominent Democrats have taken since President Biden’s inauguration.
Juliette Kayyem, a CNN analyst and former Obama official, also reacted to the news with a call for progressive political action by way of ending immigration enforcement.
“Uvalde is over 80% Spaans, with large immigrant community. I do not know any motives, just demographics. One thing needs to be made clear by feds: no immigration enforcement, geen vrae gevra nie, safe harbor, get your kids, do not hide, ens. Nou,” het sy getwiet.
Tog, in the wake of a leaked opinion draft that the Supreme Court could soon overturn Roe v Wade and send abortion law decisions back to the states, it was perhaps inevitable that the vast majority of liberal social media reactions would provoke anger aimed at the GOP and the pro-life movement.