‘Morning Joe’ Host Says Herschel Walker Not Intellectually Fit To Be In Senate

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Brianna Lyman News and Commentary Writer
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MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” host Mika Brzezinski said Monday that Republican Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker is “completely unfit” to serve in office.

Georgians will head to the polls Tuesday to vote in the senate runoff. Incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock is facing Walker.

The Bulwark founder Charlie Sykes said Walker was extremely “unqualified” and that the “only real rationalization for voting for Herschel Walker was the control of the United States Senate.”

“Virtually every day, Herschel Walker reminds voters how absurd and crazy it is to think that [Walker] should be in the United States Senate,” Sykes said, adding that Walker is only on the stage because former President Donald Trump intervened and “hand picked” him to run.


“You know, Herschel Walker, is unfit for the job,” Brzezinski said. “And it’s embarrassing. It seems a little racist and condescending in a million different ways. He is unmoored. He seems to have a lot of problems, but just intellectually he’s clearly not even remotely close to being up for the job, completely unfit.”

“But I would argue at this point that any Republican that can’t say what Donald Trump said is wrong, and I stand up for American values and for our democracy and our Constitution, and I reject what Donald Trump said, and I reject the values and the comments that he is bringing to the table, and I reject him as a candidate – they can’t do that. They are equally as unfit as Herschel Walker,” she said. (RELATED: MSNBC Anchor: Georgia Voter Turnout Shatters Expectations)

A recent survey of likely voters in Georgia’s senate runoff showed Warnock and Walker are statistically tied, showing little difference from the Nov. 8 general election. The survey, conducted by a team of pollsters led by COMPETE Digital, reporter 50% of voters would vote for either candidate.

The survey showed Warnock was leading amongst independent voters, gaining 52% of support while Walker led among supporters of Libertarian candidate Chase Oliver, gaining 67% of support.