Joy Behar: Tim Scott ‘Does Not Seem To Understand’ Difference Between ‘Systemic Racism’ And ‘A Racist Country’

Joy Behar: Tim Scott ‘Does Not Seem To Understand’ Difference Between ‘Systemic Racism’ And ‘A Racist Country’


“The View” co-host Joy Behar said early Thursday that Republican Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) does not seem to understand the difference between racism and systemic racism.

Behar, who made the comments during an appearance on “The View,” was asked by co-host Whoopi Goldberg to weigh in on the Republican senator’s State of the Union rebuttal, during which Scott talked about race and said that the United States isn’t a racist country.

“He does not seem to understand — and a lot of them don’t seem to understand — the difference between a racist country and systemic racism,” Behar told the panel.

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“Maybe it’s not a racist country, maybe Americans — the majority — are not racist. But we live in a country with systemic racism,” said Behar, who also called it “appalling” that Scott didn’t “acknowledge” the existence of systemic racism in the United States during his speech.

“At least acknowledge that there is systemic racism,” she added.

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