Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) offered a vision of “redemption” for America on Wednesday evening, after President Joe Biden talked about “systemic racism” plaguing the country.
Scott delivered the Republican response to President Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress. While Biden said there was “systemic racism” in the criminal justice system — a theme he has stressed since the Black Lives Matter protests last year — Scott said America was not defined by the worst of its history:
We are all in this together. And we get to live in the greatest country on Earth.
The country where my grandfather, in his 94 years, saw his family go from cotton to Congress in one lifetime.
So I am more than hopeful — I am confident — that our finest hour is yet to come.
Original sin is never the end of the story. Not in our