Quote of the Day: I left out all the tweets that used the n-word

Quote of the Day: I left out all the tweets that used the n-word

Things that, according to Democrats and liberals, are racist: The expression “drain the swamp,” the act of tipping in restaurants, pornography, saying you want to “take back the country” (unless you are black), wearing dark camouflage face paint on military maneuvers, and being white … period.

Here are some things that are not racist. Calling a black man “Uncle Tom,” a “house Negro,” and worse, provided he is a Republican. That rule of the jungle (oops, racist!) was in evidence yesterday on the floor of the U.S. Senate, where South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott  — the legislative body’s lone black — read aloud some of the tweets he had received in reaction to his support for his colleague, Jeff Sessions , who was confirmed as Attorney General.

Scott prefaced his recitation by informing those present that he “left out all the ones that use the n-word.” Here’s the video courtesy of C-SPAN:

Before Scott yielded the floor, he added:

The liberal left that speaks and desires for all of us to be tolerant do not want to be tolerant of anyone that disagrees with where they are coming from.

But by that time, every liberal senator who was still in the chamber had tuned him out.

Ben Bowles

Ben Bowles

Ben Bowles is a freelance writer.


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