South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott delivered the Republican response to President Joe Biden’s first joint address to Congress Wednesday, offering a firm rebuke to the left’s vilification of the United States as an irredeemably racist empire built for the purpose to oppress.
“Just before COVID, we had the most inclusive economy in my lifetime,” Scott said, touting record progress for minorities in a nation millions continue to seek refuge in from around the globe.
The lowest unemployment ever recorded for African-Americans, Hispanics, and Asian-Americans. The lowest for women in nearly 70 years. Wages were growing faster for the bottom 25 percent than the top 25 percent. That happened because Republicans focused on expanding opportunity for all Americans.
Leftist online keyboard warriors, however, were less than enthusiastic that a black senator dissented from their claim that all black people and minorities are oppressed by a Republican Party supposedly infected with white supremacy.
The words “Uncle Tim” began trending on Twitter,