Keeping remarks brief, Rick Scott makes Georgia stop for Herschel Walker
Rick Scott campaigns with Herschel Walker. Image via Rick Scott/@ScottforFlorida

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Scott spoke for roughly three minutes on behalf of the embattled Georgia Republican.

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott ventured north of the border to rally with Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker, but he didn’t have all that much to say.

Scott, the Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, was accompanied by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton of Oklahoma, as the Senators offered a show of support for Walker amid a host of personal scandals at a North Georgia stop.

Scott spoke for roughly three minutes, concentrating most of his remarks on linking Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock to President Joe Biden, blaming the Democrats for everything from “our military wasting time teaching our warriors about pronouns and critical race theory” to “men pretending they can have babies.”

He hailed Walker as having “overcome great adversity” and “wanting to bring the people of Georgia together” before ceding the microphone to the candidate.

“I was thinking of all the reasons people ought to vote for Herschel Walker, and I came across a problem,” Scott quipped. “There’s too many.”

Ahead of the rally, Scott ensured his support for Walker was known, publicizing it to Fox News Digital in an exclusive.

“The Democrats want to destroy this country, and they will try to destroy anyone who gets in their way,” Scott said. “Today it’s Herschel Walker, but tomorrow it’s the American people.”

Scott has defended Walker in recent days against blockbuster accusations from a Daily Beast investigation that broke news of Walker funding an abortion with a signed check and a “get well” card, as well as complaints from Walker’s estranged son Christian Walker, who is a conservative activist. Scott has framed those criticisms as mere political theater from Democrats and allied media.

“This is just Textbook 101 for the Democrats … it’s just lie, cheat, and smear. That’s what the Democrats do,” Scott told radio host Hugh Hewitt Wednesday, comparing the messaging against Walker to what Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas had to deal with ahead of their eventual confirmations.

However, he did not litigate the controversies Tuesday during his brief stump speech, preferring instead to talk about the race in terms of political issues rather than personal narratives.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


  • Don’t Look Up

    October 11, 2022 at 3:25 pm

    Republicans desperately want to control the Senate for one reason. If there is another SCOTUS judge to retire ….. Republicans get to delay Biden’s choice for confirmation until 2025.

    Since Reagan miserable Republicans have fought to completely control and dictate a women’s reproductive health. Abstaining from voting is voting for a Republican.

    Vote all Republicans out of office.

  • Charlie Crist

    October 11, 2022 at 4:31 pm

    Rick Scott is a grifter and Walker and Trump are snake oil salesmen. They should be jailed for the sake of humanity.

  • marylou

    October 11, 2022 at 9:02 pm

    Paying for an abortion, as Walker did, is the right thing to do when you irresponsibly impregnate a woman who does not want to be pregnant.

    In addition to his lying and hypocrisy, as well as his irresponsibly causing a pregnancy that he did not want, what Republicans should be most disgusted by is the fact that Walker later dumped this woman when she refused to get a 2nd abortion.

    Coercing—or attempting to coerce—a woman into having an abortion should be considered disqualifying by all voters no matter their own opinion on abortion rights. We will see how principled—or not— Republican voters are.

    • Tom

      October 12, 2022 at 10:02 am

      Only if someone had paid for yours.
      Lost chance.

  • Tom

    October 11, 2022 at 9:50 pm

    Warnock is in violation of Senate rules, collecting pay from same church that Martin Luther King preached from pulpit. Illegal to collect additional salary under Senate rules.

    Warnock also ran over his wife driving car.
    Warnock supports 9th month abortions.
    He’s supported Biden 96% of time.
    He’s a sorry reason for a Senator.
    Just a Joey corsin slime ball.
    Walker will win.

  • riffle queen

    October 12, 2022 at 2:34 am

    Big DUMMY!

  • rustic

    October 12, 2022 at 9:57 am

    Rick is an alien. He is a disgrace to Florida. Walker can’t keep it in his pants and refused to accept responsibility for his out of wedlock bastards, that is, the ones that he didn’t pay to abort. Three minutes wasted, Rick the dick! Lying scum supporting another liar and cheat.

    • Tom

      October 12, 2022 at 10:04 am

      Rustic and rifle queen.
      Walker is in the lead, sorry!
      Run Herschel Run! Touchdown.

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