The Herschel Walker abortion report doesn’t seem to have changed much

The Herschel Walker Abortion Report Doesn’t Seem To Have Changed Much - 6Toh2G4Mbcxfdxt3Ywzw3Kqjp4

When the Daily Beast reported that Georgia U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker had paid for a girlfriend’s abortion in 2009 — a claim Walker has both denied and denied remembering — it seemed like the sort of revelation that might upend the close race. After all, here was a story centered on one of the most polarizing issues of the 2022 midterms, abortion, with a fervently Republican antiabortion candidate apparently exposed as hypocritical.

Walker’s son Christian quickly and loudly turned on his father. Other Republicans seemed worried, with some expressing concern that they were stuck with Walker as their party’s nominee.

Polling has come trickling in since the Oct. 4 report. But, so far, those concerns appear to have been unnecessary. Views of Walker are just about the same as they were before the news broke, as is the state of the race.

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