Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) ripped progressive critics of his Wednesday night rebuttal to President Joe Biden’s speech to Congress.
Scott, who is black, trended on Twitter Wednesday night and Thursday morning under the moniker “Uncle Tim,” a slur suggesting a black man is being overly submissive to white masters. The GOP lawmaker responded to the slur on Fox News on Thursday morning.
“It is stunning in 2021 that those who speak about ending discrimination want to end it by more discrimination,” Scott said.
“Look at the COVID package. The COVID package itself discriminated against white farmers,” he continued. “We had the Pickford settlements in the early 90s so that black farmers would be treated fairly by the federal government, now we are going to reverse that and discriminate against white farmers.”
“Did we not learn the lesson the first time around? I’ll just tell you that it has been an amazing morning with so many good people calling. But the Left, they have