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Democrats are OUTRAGED that Republicans have authored fundraising appeals related to the new Benghazi select committee, even though some prominent Democrats are also doing it.
In fact, Democrats have raised money off of tragedies before, such as the 2013 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 children were murdered.
In June 2013, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) posted a blog entry demanding a vote on new 2nd amendment restrictions in response to the tragedy, alongside a giant red “CONTRIBUTE NOW” button.
FLASHBACK: When Democrats Raised Money Off the Newtown School Shooting
President Obama said he wakes up thinking of the Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamist extremists and facing a life as sex slaves, and wishes he “could reach out and save those kids.”
“We only need to look at today’s headlines — the devastation of Syria, the murders and kidnappings in Nigeria, sectarian conflict, the tribal conflicts — to see that we have not yet extinguished man’s darkest impulses,” Obama said at a Los Angeles fund-raiser late Wednesday.