During Sen. Tim Scott’s (R-SC) speech rebuttal to President Joe Biden’s address to the nation, prominent Leftists on Twitter took Scott to task for daring to say that America is not a racist country. On Thursday morning, Vice President Kamala Harris said the same thing, yet has not received the same vitriol as Scott – or any vitriol at all.
Scott insisted during this speech that “America is not a racist country,” as reported by The Daily Wire.
“Today, kids are being taught that the color of their skin defines them again and if they look a certain way, they’re an oppressor. From colleges to corporations to our culture, people are making money and gaining power by pretending we haven’t made any progress at all by doubling down on the divisions we’ve worked so hard to heal,” he said. “You know this stuff is wrong. Hear me clearly: America is not a racist country. It’s backwards [sic] to fight discrimination with different types