Many took to social media yesterday to mourn the death of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who passed away in London after a months-long battle with cancer.
One of those people was Hamza Ali Abbasi...except not really.
He clubbed his condolence message with a plea to not let her death create sympathy for her jailed family members, all in the same breath:
He didn't just stop there; he tweeted some more, even acknowledging that this was not an appropriate time to say all of this: "I'm sorry for sounding insensitive at a time of grief..."
While PTI leaders seemed to demonstrate an understanding that someone's passing is not a time to do politicking, Hamza clearly missed that memo. Thankfully, many on Twitter wasted no time in reminding him of the same:
Hamza Ali Abbasi's condolence message on Kulsoom Nawaz's death is really, really off