There are days when it’s hard to swallow the progressive intolerance that has thrust us into the nightmare of cancel culture. There are days when I wonder what it will take for progressives to reclaim their intellectual footing and once again defend free speech and free thought. There are days when I wonder which words will move them — and who can deliver those words with just the right tone.

When South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott delivered his response to President Biden’s address to Congress Wednesday night, he made an impassioned case against intolerance and division. Watch and listen to Sen. Scott as he describes his childhood and what he’s experienced as an adult — right to this day.

Progressives, are you listening?