Sen. Tim Scott is hitting back against the racist responses from some Democrats to his rebuttal to President Biden’s first address — blasting the left for having “nothing to do with ending prejudice.”
Speaking to Fox News’ “Hannity” Thursday evening, Scott (R-SC) described it as “saddening to see” the kind of backlash he faced as a black man for saying in his address to the nation that “America is not a racist country.”
“The left has lost their mind today. It’s really saddening to see. What the left is doing is fighting bigotry with bigotry, and they’ve exposed their hypocrisy and their true motivation,” he continued, noting that those incentives have “nothing to do with ending prejudice.”
Scott’s speech to the nation came late Wednesday.
By Thursday morning, the term “Uncle Tim” was seen trending on Twitter, a reference to the slur “Uncle Tom,” which describes a black person who is obsequious to white people.
The term “Uncle