The Latest Accusation Against Herschel Walker? Fraud.
Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker just can’t seem to go more than a few days without generating a humiliating or negative headline, can he? Whether it be when he declared that China was stealing the good air, when women came forward with evidence that he paid for their abortion, or the fact that his own son accuses him publicly of being an absent father, let’s just say I certainly don’t envy his campaign staff attempting to work through all this chaos.
But now, as he prepares for a runoff election in December against incumbent Senator Raphael Warnock, Walker is facing yet another round of new allegations. This time, the allegations involve either election fraud, tax fraud, or both.
James Bickerton with Newsweek writes:
“Herschel Walker has been accused of committing “election fraud” following reports he received a primary residence tax exemption for his home in Dallas, Texas, whilst running for the Senate in Georgia.
Walker faces Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock in a runoff election on December 6, after neither candidate won an absolute majority of the vote in the initial poll on November 8.
Analysis of tax records by CNN showed Walker got a homestead tax exemption for a property in Dallas this year, saving him around $1,500…
…Arguably by listing a property in Dallas as his “principal residence” Walker made the property his “place of residence” under Georgia state law…
In a message to his 304,000 Twitter followers Eric Garland, a political consultant, said: “Herschel Walker claimed on financial documents that he’s a resident of Texas, not Georgia. So he’s apparently committing tax fraud, election fraud — or maybe both.”…”
I sincerely wonder how we’re expected to be able to keep up with all of this.
Personally — and I would not typically even dare to say this given the typically utterly pathetic state of the Democratic Party and the brutal ways in which Republicans campaign against them — I will be shocked if Walker manages to win.
It’s not even just the fact that there’s always something coming up with him, or the fact that he’s a blatant…