‘I Just Love You’: Internet Cringes At Tim Scott Gushing Over Donald Trump In New Hampshire

Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump delivers remarks alongside Vivek Ramaswamy (L) and U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) during his primary night rally at the Sheraton on January 23, 2024, in Nashua, New Hampshire. | Source: Alex Wong / Getty

High-profile Black conservatives tend to be cartoonishly obnoxiousCandace Owens and Jason Whitlock, for example—but GOP Sen. Tim Scott just might be the goofiest of them all.

To be sure, he’s not quite near the level of wannabe-white nationalist absurdity that Owens and Whitlock live on, but when it comes to playing the role of feckless, groveling MAGA stooge, Scott often appears to be an all-too-eager method actor—and it’s always quite cringe-worthy.

Scott, who dropped out of the GOP presidential race in November and endorsed frontrunner Donald Trump last Friday, joined his MAGA massa’ on stage as he celebrated his landslide win over Nikki Haley in the New Hampshire primary.

Trump: You’re the Senator of his state. She endorsed me. You must really hate her

Scott to Trump: I just love you pic.twitter.com/fwo60526nK

— Acyn (@Acyn) January 24, 2024

As usual, making Trump make sense takes some effort, so here’s a quick rundown of whatever he was talking to Scott about via HuffPost:

In 2012, when she was governor of South Carolina, Haley appointed Scott, then a member of the House of Representatives, to his Senate seat to replace retiring Sen. Jim DeMint.

“Did you ever think that she actually appointed you, Tim?” Trump said of Haley during his speech. “And you’re the senator of her state. And [you] endorsed me.”

“You must really hate her,” he added.

Scott, who had been standing behind Trump, approached the mic and said: “I just love you.”

“That’s why he’s a great politician!” Trump said.

Scott might be trying to outdo MMA fighter Colby Covington in expressing his deeply personal affection for Trump. There’s just no reason to gush over a fellow politician like this.

The fine folks on X were also put off by Scott’s shameless display of his orangey man-crush.

Who did it better pic.twitter.com/Ad2tXPLQHp

— I Smoked A Powerful Death Penalty (@BlackKnight10k) January 24, 2024

If I was Tim Scott’s newly minted “fiance” and was watching him tonight, my ass would be cancelling the wedding photographer… pic.twitter.com/Mw3B4dE6Yn

— We Vote, We Win! (@VaTechPhiDelt) January 24, 2024

The history books will not be kind to the myriad spineless meat sacks who jettisoned every ounce of dignity they possessed and debased themselves before this miserable, disloyal, soulless husk of a man. https://t.co/q7Ry9DAdvy

— Rex Huppke (@RexHuppke) January 24, 2024

Listen. If you ever feel like you’re a worthless piece of absolute filth garbage muck, imagine how far you’d need to fall to be as low as Tim Scott type shit garbage filth muck.

pic.twitter.com/RxSVgMR2hH

— John Ales AF (@IAmJohnAles) January 24, 2024

Tim Scott is really over-selling it
#Lort
pic.twitter.com/jK4gh8X3bC

— Tariq Nasheed (@tariqnasheed) January 24, 2024

I would rather be dead than do this shit Tim Scott is doing. It’s gross. pic.twitter.com/WrOd1clBXB

— Thor: NIGnarok (@hosienation) January 24, 2024

Good Lord Tim Scott smh pic.twitter.com/tiTP6EpZeI

— Etan Thomas (@etanthomas36) January 24, 2024

Tim Scott: I’s just lay there while Trump gets on top of me & do his business pic.twitter.com/Of8wc1GMPy

— 2RawTooReal (@2RawTooReal) January 24, 2024

My cringe is cringing at the supplicatory antics of @votetimscott. While you’d expect such manic and thirsty suckuppery from Vivek, this is as painfully embarrassing as it gets in politics for most others. https://t.co/TuGjsJX7vI

— Kara Swisher (@karaswisher) January 24, 2024

Pro Tip:
How to debase yourself in 4 little words. https://t.co/CL2lmdzD6N

— Christopher Gibbs (@ChrisRGibbs) January 24, 2024

Nah, but seriously—I’m going to need Scott to stop looking at Trump like Nala looked at Simba during the “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” montage from The Lion King. He looks like somebody had to talk him out of bringing a set of pom-poms on stage with him. Tim Scott wants to be Harley Quinn to Trump’s Joker so bad.

It would be embarrassing if MAGA conservatives were truly capable of shame. But alas…

SEE ALSO:

‘Nobody Cares’: Republican N.H. Gov. Sununu Roasts Tim Scott, Laughs Off Trump Endorsement

Tim Scott Staffers ‘Were Pissed’ At Campaign Abruptly Ending By ‘Surprise’


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