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Jim DeMint, With a Kind Word or Two About Tim Scott


South Carolina senator Jim DeMint — you know, General Wellington, who’s taking on the weirdo who won the Democratic primary — is praising Tim Scott, one of the Republicans in a runoff in the Palmetto State’s 1st congressional district. (This praise is not an endorsement, I’m told.)

DeMint said:

Tim is making a strong statement against wasteful Washington spending. It takes courage to fight the culture of earmarks and I commend him for it. Those who come to Washington believing it’s their job to bring home the bacon become part of the problem the moment they take the oath of office.

Tim Scott’s first ad of the runoff:

Tags: Jim DeMint , Tim Scott


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