Tim Scott Takes The View Hosts to Task for Spreading ‘Disgusting’ Message That America Is Systemically Racist

Tim Scott, South Carolina senator and candidate for president, has rejected the idea that an African American child can only be successful in America if they are an exception. He argues that racial advancements have been tangible.

Sunny Hostin asked Scott, who was on The View at the time, if he thought America was systemically racist. The South Carolina Senator responded that previous comments made on the show in this regard were the reasons he joined the five hosts.

“One of my reasons for being on this program is because of some of the comments made on the show. They said that the only way a young African American child can be successful in the United States is to be an exception, not the norm. Scott said that sending the message to today’s youth, “the only way to be successful is to be the exception, is offensive and disgusting,” is dangerous. “We’ve had African American presidents, African American vice-presidents, and two African Americans as secretaries of state. In my hometown, the African American police chief who is now running for mayor has been a police chief since 1995. “The head of South Carolina’s highway patrol is an African American.”

Scott announced his candidacy in late May, claiming that the United States was the “freest land and the fairest…I bear testimony to that.” I can attest to this. It’s because I am the candidate the left is most afraid of. The South Carolina Senator has challenged the left’s ideas about race and America on many occasions, including when he delivered the Republican response to Biden’s first State of the Union. This has led to him facing a slew of racially charged criticism from figures on the left.

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I disrupt their narrative. I am a threat to their control. Scott’s response to the attacks was: “The truth of my own life is a disproof of their lies.”

According to the South Carolina Senator, when a child watches TV channels like ABC, ESPN and Fox News, they will find African American or Hispanic host. Scott explained that half of all African Americans in the Senate served during the past decade. “This means the nation is making real progress.”

Scott said, “I’m saying that yesterday’s norm is today’s exception.”

The South Carolina Senator argued that the progress made can be measured, and is confirmed by statistics. In 1975 there was an estimated 15 percent unemployment rate in the African American Community. Scott stated that it was the first time the unemployment rate in the United States fell below 5 percent.

When his mother was born in the 1950s, only 10 percent of African Americans had a high-school diploma. Today, it’s more than 90 percent.

He explained that he took funding to the highest levels in history for HBCUs and helped to make them permanent because he believed that education was the closest thing in America to magic. “I want to give our children as many chances to succeed as they can,” explains he.

Scott used his family history as well to highlight his point.

“Progress is palpable in America.” It can be measured by generations. My grandfather, born in Salley in South Carolina in 1921, had to stop and avoid eye contact when a white man approached him on the street. Scott said that the man was adamant about the goodness of America, believing that if he had faith in God and himself, he would be able to unlock opportunities for his children in ways you could not imagine.

The South Carolina Senator admitted that both parties can do better on race. Scott explained that he and Republican colleagues had sought to accelerate the progress by focusing on economic success.

Scott stated that “the concept of America” is that the United States will become a perfect union. However, the challenges we faced in the past 50 and 60 years should not be those we face now.