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

psydoc Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 2:30 PM
I guess they forgot Mr. Scott's political history. He started his political career in 1995 on the Charleston city council. Became a SC house representative in 2009, and was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2011. Hardly a token.

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...