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

The Original Alice Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 4:35 PM
Wouldn't it be hilarious to see the shoe on the other foot! "Well, Mr. Black Man in my district that I'm supposed to represent, see the thing is - I represent *white* people. White people everywhere. Not black and white people in my district who may or may not have voted for me. No, just my race. They are 'my people'. I haven't forgotten where I came from, see? I'm a 'real' white man, through and through." God, it makes my skin crawl just to type this!!

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...