This day should be about laying this young girl to rest, not about who is in the crowd
Former Congressman Criticizes Michelle Obama Attending Hadiya Pendleton Funeral
Former Congressman Joe Walsh might be out of Washington for good, but that’s not stopping him from slinging slander at First Lady Michelle Obama in ridiculous fashion.
The former Tea Party motor mouth recently took to his Twitter to slam the FLOTUS for deciding to attend the funeral of 15-year-old slain Chicago teenager Hadiya Pendleton, who performed at the 2013 Presidential Inauguration just one week before she was senselessly gunned down in front of her school.
Hadiya’s death received national attention and even prompted a response from the First Family, who expressed their condolences to the her family through the White House spokesperson, but Walsh felt that this was a slap in the face to the other 553 Chicago murder victims of 2012 and 2013.
The First Family can’t possibly attend the funeral of every young person who sadly falls victim to violence.
And in addition to the fact that this young girl performed during Inauguration, her family also petitioned for the Obamas to attend her funeral, so it’s no surprise that this case in particular happened to stand out and get national attention from the White House.
But, we’d like to hear what you think Bossip fam. Does this former Congressman have a point?