Rep. Nancy Mace (R‑SC) donned a “scarlet letter” as she headed into a House speaker candidate forum.
Mace wore a large red “A” on her shirt, which she said was her “scarlet letter.” This is in reference to the famous novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne, set in Puritan Massachusetts, in which the protagonist is forced to wear a scarlet letter “A,” for adultery, on her clothes after being charged with the practice.
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Rep. Nancy Mace (R‑SC) walks into a meeting with House Republicans on Capitol Hill on Oct. 10, 2023.
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Mace doesn’t appear to be admitting to adultery, instead appearing to be rebuking the backlash she received for voting to oust former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R‑CA).
“After being demonized …