‘You can’t always get what you want’
What progress looks like
Even by the post-Orwellian standards of this White House, Pence’s statement was staggering.
The President was grateful, writing, “Thank you to the great people of The Villages. The Radical Left Do Nothing Democrats will Fall in the Fall. Corrupt Joe is shot. See you soon!!” he wrote in the tweet. Within three hours, his tweet was deleted — but not before South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, the only Black senator in the Republican conference, described it as “indefensible.” According to White House deputy press secretary Judd Deere, Trump just didn’t hear the part about white power.