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NYT Op/Ed: Tim Scott is a "Cynical Token," and No Symbol of Progress

Barsoom Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 2:14 PM
" Reed is arguing that Tea Partiers propelled Scott to his 2010 victory over two white guys in order to mask their own "thinly veiled racism." Isn't that what people credited for the reason that Obama won in 2008? White Guilt? White people "proving" that they weren't racist anymore? The Left was willing to take the "thinly veiled racism" when it got their guy elected, but they reject it when it gets a Republican elected?

Remember, it isn't "progress" unless the Left approves.  On Monday, I wondered how race-obsessed liberals would react to a conservative, Indian-American, female governor appointing a conservative, African-American product of a single-parent home to the US Senate.  In the South.  To great fanfare and virtually universal applause on the Right.  In short, not well.  From today's repulsive New York Times column by Ivy League professor Adolph Reed, Jr:

When Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina announced on Monday that she would name Representative Tim Scott to the Senate, it seemed like another milestone...