Herschel Walker has a pattern of offering questionable answers, avoiding the media and has been accused of making threats against women. In today’s episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza breaks down how despite all that, he’s the GOP candidate for Senate in Georgia, capturing former President Donald Trump’s endorsement along the way.
Herschel Walker’s answer on gun violence is literally nonsensical
Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large
Less than 48 hours after a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, Georgia Republican Senate nominee Herschel Walker was asked on Fox about the nation’s gun violence problem — and what to do about it.
Here’s what he said Thursday morning:
“Cain killed Abel and that’s a problem that we have. What we need to do is look into how we can stop those things. You know, you talked about doing a disinformation — what about getting a department that can look at young men that’s looking at women that’s looking at their social media. What about doing that? Looking into things like that and we can stop that that way. But yet they want to just continue to talk about taking away your constitutional rights. And I think there’s more things we need to look into. This has been happening for years and the way we stop it is putting money into the mental health field, by putting money into other departments rather than departments that want to take away your rights.”
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