Republicans are framing the two Georgia Senate run-off races as the firewall holding back a left-wing takeover of the federal government, and the Rev. Raphael Warnock is inadvertently providing them with plenty of help.
Since coasting to a first-place finish in the Nov. 3 non-partisan special-election primary, Mr. Warnock has been thrown on defense by a relentless barrage of own past statements, many from the pulpit, attacking Israel, police, “worship of whiteness” and the military.
An InsiderAdvantage/Fox5 poll released Tuesday showed the Democrat deadlocked with Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler, but some analysts expect that to change, especially with the release Tuesday of a 2011 sermon in which Mr. Warnock says that “nobody can serve God and the military.”
“Social media has blown up really since yesterday with his comments attacking the military and veterans,” said Phil Kent, CEO of InsiderAdvantage, an Atlanta political communications firm. “Georgia has a lot of military bases and veterans and veterans’ families, let alone