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

VeritasDeTejan Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 10:00 AM
Good point. The Democrat party is the party of lies and hate. 'Uncle Tom' is probably the worst racist term alive today, and it belongs to the left. Anyone who disagrees with the leftist agenda is a 'racist, homophobe, misguided, lying, hypocritical, etc'. The 'Party of Tolerance' freaked out after 2000 and has been running full-bore, scorched earth campaigns to regain power ever since. It's worse for Haley, Scott, Herman Cain, and any other minority candidates trying to be more as an individual because, to the Left, they aren't doing it 'the right way'. Minus the demagoguery of the Sharpton/Jackson types and the rage against 'whitey', they are just another enemy to be defeated. That is the truth in 2012 America.

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...