Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) danced round a query about 77% of Republicans don’t suppose it is very important condemn racism.

Rick Scott Dodges Query About Republican Racism

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Transcript via Face The Nation:

MARGARET BRENNAN: Proper. As you realize, there’s concern that in- given the chance to overview it, that you might put a few of these packages in danger. However I wish to transfer on to have you ever reply to one thing else that was in our polling that I believe is essential to have you ever touch upon. Do you personally suppose it’s essential for political leaders, significantly in your social gathering, to sentence white nationalism? As a result of in accordance with our ballot, 75% of Democrats say it is extremely essential. Solely 23% of Republicans say it’s essential. Why do you suppose there’s such a niche?

SEN. SCOTT: Nicely, clearly, we must all condemn any hatred. We must condemn any white supremacy. We- imply we’ve obtained to determine the way to come collectively. I- I consider we obtained to cease all this racial politics and what the plan I put out at Rescue America.com I mentioned, we’ve to cease asking folks on authorities types for his or her pores and skin shade. We ought to guage folks by their character, not, you realize, not their pores and skin shade. So, we’ve obtained to determine the way to convey folks collectively.

MARGARET BRENNAN: So, you’ll inform all Senate Republicans working for election that they should, each one in all them, condemn white nationalism?

SEN. SCOTT: Nicely, I inform folks what I consider. And, you realize, every- each Senate candidate on each side goes to determine what’s essential to them, and what’s essential to the residents of their state–

MARGARET BRENNAN: However you’ll advise them- you suppose–

SEN. SCOTT: –However I can let you know I’m clear. 

MARGARET BRENNAN: So, the reply is sure?

SEN. SCOTT: Oh, in the event that they requested me, I’d say be clear. Be clear. I imply, we don’t believe- none of us- I don’t suppose any American ought to consider in white supremacy or hatred of any type. I imply, it’s fallacious.

Republicans Don’t Condemn Racism And White Supremacy As a result of They Consider It

The party that hears about Great Replacement Theory from Tucker Carlson hundreds of times has turn into a haven for home terror cells and right-wing extremists.

The reply that Scott didn’t wish to give is that Republicans have been instructed that their racism is part of their mainstream beliefs.

It has been confirmed over and over {that a} Republican who defies Trumpism loses votes and elections throughout the Republican Social gathering. Scott wasn’t about to inform Republicans to ditch the racism, so he danced across the query and within the course of highlighted the racism downside within the Republican Social gathering.

 

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