Yesterday, Republican Sen. Tim Scott completely embarrassed a writer and HuffPo contributor who tweeted this about Scott’s appearance with Trump and other GOPers celebrating the passage of the bill: “What a shocker… there’s ONE black person there and sure enough they have him standing right next to the mic like a manipulated prop. Way to go @SenatorTimScott. #trump #taxscambill”

Pretty awful, right? The tweet was later deleted, with this explanation offered in its place:

Well in that case:

We’ll wait. In the meantime, who’s buying that follow-up?

Sen. Scott remains as classy as ever.