As President Joe Biden prepares to address a joint session of Congress Wednesday night, which under the guise of COVID-19 protocols will be to selected lawmakers by invitation only, Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina is getting ready to deliver the Republican Address to the Nation.
Scott’s speech will highlight not only the urgency of following the science to reopen schools, including the importance of school choice as a means of giving children access to education when government schools lock them out, but also a question that has emerged throughout the Biden administration despite the president’s promises of unity: “Why do we feel so divided and anxious?”
“This should be a joyful springtime for our nation. This administration inherited a tide that had already turned. The coronavirus is on the run!” the sole black Republican senator has prepared in his remarks. “Thanks to Operation Warp Speed and the Trump administration, our country is flooded with safe and effective vaccines.