Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) is emphasizing his character in a brand new advert forward the state’s approaching runoff election, in a race that has featured more and more private assaults.
“My dad and mom taught me that there’s nothing extra necessary than your identify,” Warnock says as black and white pictures of him and his dad and mom flash throughout the display.
“Character is what you do when no one is watching. It’s about doing the suitable factor just because it’s the suitable factor, and doing it time and again.”
The advert makes no point out of Herschel Walker, Warnock’s GOP challenger, who has come underneath repeated character assaults by his ex-wife and former girlfriends, who say he was abusive and uncared for his kids.
Warnock not too long ago stated Walker’s marketing campaign “crossed a line” with assaults in opposition to his circle of relatives at a rally in Augusta.
Warnock is at the moment in a custody battle along with his ex-wife, Oulèye Ndoye, who has accused the pastor of neglecting to see his kids throughout his custody days and leaving her with unpaid youngster care bills.
In the course of the marketing campaign, it was revealed that Walker had three kids he had not publicly acknowledged. His eldest son, Christian, publicly criticized his father following studies that he paid for an ex-girlfriend to have an abortion.
Neither candidate gained 50 % of the state’s vote on Nov. 8 and can now face off in a runoff election on Dec. 6. Democrats have already secured a majority within the Senate.
Within the new advert, Warnock stated that it’s an “wonderful factor” to be elected to symbolize Georgians, who’re “relying on me to be eager about them and their households.”