Senator Scott (?) Speaks

Rob beat me to the punch in posting about the buzz around Congressman Tim Scott possibly being named to succeed Jim DeMint as South Carolina’s junior senator. So is he up to the job? Watch this interview from earlier this year (at the Heritage Foundation, ironically) and judge for yourself:

Um … sold.

  1. Gus Marvinson

    Awesome. Paul Ryan and Marco Rubio take note on the above video: no boilerplate response to any question.

    Conservatism thick , pure, and sweet as honey.

  2. DutchTex

    “My momma raised me right.”  Love it.

  3. Crow

    Impressive command of the issues and articulate on policy and values. Sounds like Senate material to me.

  4. Edward Smith

    How does he do with a more hostile interviewer?

  5. Pseudodionysius
    Edward Smith: How does he do with a more hostile interviewer? · 4 minutes ago

    I hope the answer is: Hulk Smash.

  6. George Savage

    Boy, I am having a serious political man crush right now.  Or maybe its just that thrill that Chris Matthews used to suffer from.

    Rep. Scott gave a wonderfully articulate conservative exposition in that interview.  I’m sold.

  7. Leigh

    So what’s really going on is that Jim DeMint came up with a brilliant new way to re-enthuse conservatives.  (So long as Nikki Haley cooperates.)

  8. Fezzik

    Tim Scott’s my congressman and he’s the real deal. He’d make a great Senator. I wonder if Mark Sanford would be interested in his seat ;-)

  9. ConservativeWanderer
    George Savage: Boy, I am having a serious political man crush right now.  Or maybe its just that thrill that Chris Matthews used to suffer from.

    Rep. Scott gave a wonderfully articulate conservative exposition in that interview.  I’m sold. · 1 hour ago

    Tim Scott for POTUS, 2016!

  10. with me where I am

    “The [NLRB]‘s just not legitimate, period.”

    Makes me wish I lived in South Carolina.

  11. kiwikit

    Tim Scott’s district runs south through Beaufort County which includes Hilton Head.

  12. Indaba

    Articulate and pursuasive.

  13. Kamakazi

    If Tim Scott is appointed, his first actual election will be battleground #1 for all the left wing groups and especially the unions.  They will lie, cheat, steal and spend whatever sum of money they can to make sure there is not a black republican senator.  It breaks all their narratives and he must be stopped.  Just look at Mia Love and Allen West.  The racist left spent millions and used every trick in the book to make sure they lost.  Tim Scott had better be clean and ready for a battle.  I am not optimistic when you have a true warrior like Allen West and the most likable, articulate, energetic and lovely candidates like Mia Love who just lost because the left targeted them with everything they had.  Good luck Tim Scott. We will fight with you.  You better be ready for the fight.

  14. Sweezle

    Tim Scott is one of my favorites. This man is a star and his mama did it right!

  15. Rickenbacker_Playr

    I wish I could vote for this man.  If we are lucky, one day he will run for president and then I can!!