When Jim DeMint left the U.S. Senate to take over as head of the Heritage Foundation, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley named Tim Scott as his replacement. This should have been a proud moment for all South Carolinians, but particularly so for members of the NAACP. After all, the second “A” in NAACP stands for advancement. You see, Tim Scott is a black man. For the state where the American Civil War began to send a black man to the U.S. Senate is certainly evidence of advancement. One could argue that it took too long to happen, but it would be difficult to argue that Scott’s appointment was not a positive step in the right direction. Further, if his appointment is not enough to warrant a sense of pride in the hearts of Americans of good faith, consider this: all signs indicate that the people of South Carolina plan to keep Tim Scott in the Senate when the required special election in November rolls around.
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