U.S. Tom Cotton, usually prolific on his two Twitter accounts, has been silent in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. The same goes for U.S. Sen. John Boozman and Reps. French Hill, Bruce Westerman and Rick Crawford.

Cotton, who’s made Trumpian demagoguery around immigration one of his core political messages, has been silent since early Saturday afternoon when he was trolling various prominent Democrats.

U.S. Rep. Steve Womack tweeted about the “hope” in El Paso.


Governor Hutchinson at least acknowledged the resurgence of white supremacy in the U.S., but that’s a pretty low bar to clear.

Meanwhile, here’s how Fox News covered the El Paso massacre (click the tweet to see the full thread).

UPDATE: Westerman offered this on Monday:


And Crawford agrees with Trump: