October 15, 2022

The debate on Friday night between Sen. Raphael Warnock and football guy Herschel Walker had a few bizarre moments. The Republican nominee for a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia had to be called out by a moderator after he flashed a fake police badge to prove that he has worked in law enforcement, even though that's a lie.

Walker falsely claimed that Warnock has called law enforcement names and demeaned them in some manner. I have no idea what he was referring to.

Warnock wasn't having it.

"One thing I've not done is I've never pretended to be a police officer, and I've never threatened a shootout with the police," Warnock said, referring to when Herschel McCrazyPants once talked about a police shootout, according to an old police report.

Walker then pulled out what appeared to be a fake police badge, held it up, and said, "I am work with many police officers."

"You're very well aware of the rules, aren't you?" the moderator told Walker, calling his badge a "prop." Walker, of course, claimed that it wasn't a prop (it was a prop).

In 2019, Walker falsely claimed that he had once worked in law enforcement.

"I spent time at Quantico at the FBI training schools," he said during a speech. "Y'all didn't know I was an agent? I probably shouldn't tell y'all that. Y'all don't care about that. Yeah, I've been in law enforcement."

And that was only one of a multitude of lies that Walker has unleashed during his speeches. Warnock held his own -- somewhat -- but I was surprised that he didn't get more aggressive. This was his debate to win. He didn't mention that Walker admitted to playing Russian Roulette. And he held a gun to his now ex-wife's head on more than one occasion, and yet he's against gun control.

Then on Friday night, he pulled out a fake badge. I'd be all, "If this motherf*cker is going to still lie about this debunked fabrication, he'll lie to you about anything." Just say something.

The internet had some thoughts.

Also, Walker kept mentioning Joe Biden, tying Warnock to the President. I don't know why Warnock didn't own that. And he should have brought up Walker's ties to the twice impeached one-term President, who is under investigation for espionage. Don't get me wrong. I like Warnock a lot. I just had my hopes up. It's just that after America gave the keys to the White House to a former reality TV show star with zero political experience, I'm cautious.

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