U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), once painted as representing the “kinder, gentler version of the GOP,” is transforming into a MAGA Republican.
Scott, who recently announced a presidential exploratory committee, has decided to attack Democrats, liberals, progressives – the entirety of “the left” – literally declaring them “the enemy.” It’s been a slow transformation. “Even though the 2024 race will get more crowded and less clear-cut as we get closer to it,” CNN’s Chris Cillizza wrote in 2020 during the Republican National Convention, contrasting speeches made by Donald Trump, Jr.
and Sen. Scott, “what we saw … is a stark reminder that the post-Trump GOP will be faced with an fundamental choice over the next few years: More Trumpism, or a kinder, gentler version of the GOP.” READ MORE: Disney’s Damning Lawsuit: ‘Targeted Campaign of Government Retaliation—Orchestrated at Every Step by Gov.
DeSantis’ Less than three years ago, Scott was the “kinder, gentler version of the GOP.” Fast forward to this year.