Republicans try a pocketbook play to vilify Warnock
To defeat Raphael Warnock this fall, Republicans have to pull off a tricky feat: Making the pastor of Martin Luther King Jr.'s home church come off like any other self-serving politician.
The GOP’s failure to successfully frame the Democratic senator as a radical socialist during Georgia’s 2020 special election has prompted a strategic shift to negatively define Warnock — with his state again crucial in the battle for the narrowly divided Senate. Now Republicans are going after Warnock’s financial gains since he took office, as economic conditions worsened for average citizens.
Warnock’s opponents are...