12/17/12, "Nikki Haley to appoint Rep. Tim Scott to Senate," Washington Post
Rep. Tim Scott, Republican from South Carolina
"South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) will announce Monday that she will appoint Rep. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) to the Senate....Scott, 47, will replace Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), who is leaving the chamber in January."...
7/13/2010, "Tim Scott Statement on NAACP Resolution Condemning Tea Party as “Racist”"
"Tim Scott, Republican candidate for Congress in South Carolina’s First Congressional District, issued the following statement today:
“I understand that the NAACP, at its annual conference in Kansas City, will vote today on a resolution condemning the Tea Party movement as “racist”. I believe that the NAACP is making a grave mistake in stereotyping a diverse group of Americans who care deeply about their country and who contribute their time, energy and resources to make a difference.”
“As I campaign in South Carolina, I participate in numerous events sponsored by the Tea Party, 9/12, Patriot, and other like-minded groups, and I have had the opportunity to get to know many of the men and women who make up these energetic grassroots organizations.
Americans need to know that the Tea Party is a color-blind movement that has principled differences with many of the leaders in Washington, both Democrats and Republicans. Their aim is to support the strongest candidates – regardless of color or background – who will fight to return our country to its Constitutional roots of limited government, fiscal responsibility, and free markets.”"
Blacks are viciously attacked today if they're not democrats. Predictable racist commenter about Tim Scott's move from House to Senate:
"GOP Never Learns
Tim Scott is simply another right-wing, homophobic, Bible-thumping Republican. His color is the reason he was chosen but make no mistake – his heart is all about the intolerant evil the American people have grown to reject. Republicans never learn. He's like a black Sarah Palin – chosen for all of the wrong reasons."