“The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg has accused Republican Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) of using a racist “dog whistle.”
Goldberg also took a swipe at a Supreme Court justice by claiming the senator has “Clarence Thomas syndrome.”
The hosts were talking about Scott’s 2024 presidential campaign.
Scott announced his campaign a few days ago.
Co-host Sunny Hostin said: “One of the issues that Tim Scott has is that he seems to think, ‘Because I made it, everyone can make it.’
“Ignoring, again, the fact that he’s the exception and not the rule.
“And until he’s the rule, then he can stop talking about systemic racism.
“He’s talking about victimhood and personal responsibility as if people aren’t taking responsibility for their own actions.
“It seems to me that the Republican Party has a real racism problem.
“Those aren’t my words.
“Those are the words of Michael Steele in 2018, he was the chairperson of the RNC, the first Black person to hold