Rep. Tim Scott resigns from House, gets ready to become Sen. Scott; Hate starts!/RepTimScott/status/286490609638862848

Rep. Tim Scott tweeted out his resignation from the House today, as he gets ready to replace Senator Jim DeMint. DeMint announced his resignation from the Senate last month.

Congratulations pour in.

Tomorrow, @reptimscott, you’ll be “@sentimscott“!

— GrandOldPartisan (@Michael_Zak) January 2, 2013

@reptimscott – Thanks for your service Tim.I know you will be a voice for conservatives in the Senate.Make us proud in SC!

— Gregg Stephens (@gregg_stephens) January 2, 2013

@reptimscott Pls be a voice for good and sanity. God bless!

— Janice (@jcdwms) January 2, 2013

Congrats to Rep, er, Sen, well not yet, The Honorable (there we go) Tim Scott on his move to the #Senate tomorrow! #SC @reptimscott

— Travis N. Taylor (@TNTPolitical) January 2, 2013

@reptimscott Good luck Tim! Thanks for all you do for everyone in our State. Excited to have you as our Senator! #SC #proud

— Peter M. McCoy, Jr. (@petermccoyforsc) January 2, 2013

And, of course, the first reprehensible tweet comes in immediately.

@reptimscott Let’s hope you don’t become the “Clarence Thomas” of the Senate where all you see is “white” when you look in the mirror….

— Me (@HRISTexas1) January 2, 2013

More to come? Based on what happened after the announcement that he was to become Senator Scott, we expect so, sadly.


@dpburnette @blackrepublican An Uncle Tom is any person perceived to be a participant in the oppression of their own people, i.e. Tim Scott.

— Edmond Frost (@Edmond_Frost) January 2, 2013

Stephen from #Django RT “@twitchyteam: Rep. Tim Scott resigns from House, gets ready to become Sen. Scott; Hate starts

— Aljorie Stallings (@ebonydiva75) January 2, 2013

@blackpoliticsAt this juncture who is Tim Scott? Let’s wait to see wht he does. Cld B tht House character frm Django/otherwise. Dont leap!

—Verna Smith (@VernaPolitics) January 2, 2013

Predictable, yet still utterly contemptible.

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