Politics & Policy

Fiorina: Dems Like the Pope’s Progressive Views But Ignore His Belief in the Sanctity of Life

Carly Fiorina, appearing last night on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, criticized Democrats for their selective embrace of Pope Francis and his views. 

“I don’t agree with him on all of his politics for sure, but I certainly admire how he is trying to break down the bureaucracy of the church in a lot of ways and go back to serving the poor and helping people,” Fiorina told Fallon. 

“I do think it’s interesting that, you know, Democrats say, ‘Oh, he’s so right about the environment and he’s so right about capitalism,’ but they don’t really talk about his belief in the sanctity of life because that they don’t agree with.”

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