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

phil206 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 2:38 PM
Absolutely. The racists are those who 1: suppose every black must think like every other and 2: see every issue through the prism of race. Apparently they never heard of Clarence Thomas, Walter Williams, Thomas Sowell, Allen West, etc, etc. People are individuals not members of ethnic, racial or socio-economic groups. That is marxist thought.
JackieDEE Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 2:53 PM
Um...those individuals are tokens too. Considering they refuse to tow the democratic line. Heck, I didn't realize I was token. I guess hard work doesn't matter.

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...