Warnock’s balancing act: Stay positive on the stump, hit Walker in ads

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JONESBORO, Ga — Louis Johnson had several errands to run on a recent Saturday afternoon, but he decided to put them aside and come out to a local Jamaican restaurant and bar to see Sen. Raphael G. Warnock in action.

Like many Georgians, Johnson has seen the barrage of negative ads — personal attacks and partisan broadsides — being pumped out from both sides in the Georgia Senate race between the Democratic senator and Republican Herschel Walker. But he came to Warnock’s event in this small city just outside Atlanta looking for something else: Johnson wanted to feel out Warnock’s vibe. He left feeling upbeat about the senator’s positive message.

“It’s a breath of fresh air,” Johnson, 66, a technology consultant, said in the parking lot of the restaurant, where more than a dozen supporters were loudly chanting for Warnock as his campaign bus drove off.

“He’s got the demeanor of a winner,” he added. “He doesn’t act like, ‘I’ve…

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This article was written by Sabrina Rodriguez and originally published on www.washingtonpost.com